African American Quilts
19th- and 20th-century quilts made by African Americans, with a particular style: colorful, random, and roughly made, along the lines of the famous Gee's Bend, Alabama quilts. The jazz of the quilt world.
The Silly BooDilly: More Gee's Bend Quilts
Mary Lee Bendolph is one of the quilters whose lives inspired "Gee's Bend." Alabama dramatist Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder weaves a narrative that follows several quilters over decades.
The Running Stitch: Gee's Bend
AFRICAN AMERICAN QUILT Strip quilting, flying geese improvisation Cotton. Red, white, blue, salmon and beige 1st half of the 20th cent, St. Louis MO 80” x 72”