The pattern is a three-patch
one of the smaller categories in my Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns.
This may be the same quilt---different exposure
or after washing and fading.
The block could be constructed as a Nine Patch
but no, there was a fashion for this three-patch.
Fewer seams, but Y seams.
#3220 in the Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns
Which tells us the oldest published version is about 1900
in the Clara Stone booklet called Old Maid's Puzzle #2.
Ruth Finley in her 1929 gave it several names, Gray Goose, Brown Goose (depending on the color)
Devil's Claws and Double Z.
A few years later the Nancy Cabot column in
the Chicago Tribune called it Old Gray Goose
This example---a Brown Goose, I assume---
is from Julie Silber's inventory.
Date: Perhaps 1880-1900
The Quilt Index shows a few that seem to pre-date the Clara Stone pattern.
Some of the fabrics in the blocks look pre Civil-War
in this one the New Jersey project recorded as
originating in a boarding house in Atlantic Highlands
run by Mary Crane Noble.
Unknown origins from the Massachusetts project
and the Quilt Index.
Laura Lane sent this one from the collection of the New England Quilt Museum.
The center features a U.S. Grant Presidential campaign bandana (ca. 1868.)