Log in

Come on in! Join Pinterest only takes like a second or so.

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.

Google Image Result for uspsstampsblogs.f...

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.