HouseTop Quilts

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House Top quilts by and inspired by the quilters of Gee's Bend.

Barb Mortell
Martha Pettway, "Housetop" variation, cotton, 84 x 74 inches (Gees Bend quilts) Old Quilts, Antique Quilts, Scrappy Quilts, Small Quilts, Vintage Quilts, Primitive Quilts, Patchwork Quilting, Vintage Paper, Quilting Projects

Martha Pettway, "Housetop" variation, 1930s, Cotton, 84 x 74 inches #GeesBend #Patchwork #Quilting

Gees Bend African American Concentric Squares Quilt American Gees Bend, AL African American Quilt made by Clementine Kennedy Concentric squares or housetop variation. Via dibs, Urban Country Antiques Amy Butler, Antique Quilts, Vintage Quilts, Gees Bend Quilts, African Quilts, African Fabric, Art Tribal, Quilt Modernen, Log Cabin Quilts

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Quilt / Housetop-Half Log Cabin variation Martha Pettway (American, Gee’s Bend, Alabama Gee’s Bend, Alabama) Date: Medium: Cotton Dimensions: 82 × 74 in. Antique Quilts, Vintage Quilts, Quilting Projects, Quilting Designs, Textiles, Gees Bend Quilts, Deep Foundation, Log Cabin Quilts, Log Cabins

"Housetop"—"Half-Log Cabin" variation

"Housetop"—"Half-Log Cabin" variation | Souls Grown Deep Foundation

Lutisha Pettway - "Housetop" with center medallion - Master Image Antique Quilts, Vintage Quilts, Quilting Projects, Quilting Designs, Gees Bend Quilts, African Quilts, Japanese Quilts, Medallion Quilt, Colorful Quilts

"Housetop" with center medallion

Work by LUTISHA PETTWAY | "Housetop" with center medallion. c. 1955. Cotton.

Lucy T. Pettway - Housetop and Bricklayer blocks with bars Antique Quilts, Vintage Quilts, Textiles, Gees Bend Quilts, African Quilts, Quilt Modernen, Art Textile, Textile Patterns, Log Cabin Quilts

The Met Museum Nets Major Collection of Outsider Art from the South

The Metropolitan Museum has just received gift of 57 works by African American artists from the southern United States from collector William Arnett's Souls Grown Deep Foundation.

Addie Pearl Nicholson "Housetop"—Nine-Block "Half-Log Cabin" Variation Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio 1974 Cotton, cotton/polyester blend, corduroy 77 x 77 inches Souls Grown Deep Foundation Patchwork Quilt, Chevron Quilt, Patchwork Ideas, Kantha Quilt, Strip Quilts, Mini Quilts, Antique Quilts, Vintage Quilts, Gees Bend Quilts

"Housetop"—nine-block "Half-Log Cabin" variation

"Housetop"—nine-block "Half-Log Cabin" variation quilt by Addie Pearl Nicholson

Quinnie Pettway, born "Housetop," ca. corduroy, 82 x 74 inches. (Quilts Of Gees Bend) Gees Bend Quilts, Deep Foundation, Make Do, Red And White Quilts, American Quilt, Log Cabin Quilts, Quilt Binding, Textiles, Vintage Quilts

the quilts of Gee's Bend

Linda Pettway, born 1929. "Logcabin" -- single-block variation, tied with yarn, ca. 1975, corduroy, 88 x 78 inches. q032-03b.JPG Quin...

Gearldine Westbrook - "Housetop" variation - c. 1965 Cotton, double knit, polyester 81 x 74 inches Cool Artwork, Amazing Artwork, Gees Bend Quilts, Deep Foundation, American Quilt, House Quilts, Double Knitting, Quilt Top, Quilt Making

"Housetop" variation

Gearldine Westbrook - "Housetop" variation - c. 1965 Cotton, double knit, polyester 81 x 74 inches

Lola Pettway, “‘Housetop’ variation” (circa corduroy fabric, 89 x 74 inches (photo by Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio, Atlanta, courtesy Souls Grown Deep Foundation) Gees Bend Quilts, Deep Foundation, African Quilts, Quilt Modernen, Log Cabin Quilts, Textile Artists, Vintage Quilts, Quilt Making, Quilting Designs

From the Deep South, an Overlooked Chapter in Art History

ATLANTA — Is Bill Arnett enjoying the last laugh?

quilts of gee's bend Loretta Pettway, born "Housetop," cotton twill and synthetic material (men's clothing), 80 x 74 inches. In the early Loretta Pettway fashioned three quilts from the same batch of men's clothing scraps. Textiles, Gees Bend Quilts, Deep Foundation, American Quilt, American Art, Log Cabin Quilts, Log Cabins, Quilt Modernen, Quilts For Sale

Gee’s Bend

"We think of inheriting as land or something, not things that people teach you. We came from cotton fields, we came through hard times, and we look back and see what all these people before us have done. They brought us here, and to say thank you is not enough." -Louisiana Pettway Bendolph Tucked away…

Creation Story: Gee’s Bend Quilts and the Art of Thornton Dial - Frist Center for the Visual Arts Textiles, Textile Patterns, Textile Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Patterns, Textile Design, Gees Bend Quilts, African Quilts, Quilt Modernen

Quilts of Gee's Bend

Gee's Bend quilter Ruth Kennedy created her blocks and strips quilt with corduroy.

Housetop, Concentric Rectangle Médaillon Connexion variation de cabine courtepointe crèche reconstitué; médaillon; Quilt amish Indiana State, Amish Quilts, Something Old, Quilt Top, Historical Sites, Museum, Textiles, Symbols, Quilting Ideas

Housetop, Concentric Rectangle Médaillon Connexion variation de cabine courtepointe crèche reconstitué; médaillon; Quilt amish

Quilts of Gees Bend: Lillie Mae Pettway, "Housetop"--twelve-block "Half-Logcabin" variation, ca. cotton, wool corduroy, 77 x 65 inches. Textiles, Gees Bend Quilts, African Quilts, Memory Pillows, Log Cabin Quilts, Philadelphia Museum Of Art, Art Textile, Vintage Quilts, Antique Quilts

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