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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.

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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.

Very Old Wool Columns & Strips Quilt - posted by m.ruth

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”