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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.

African American Quilts

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Google Image Result for uspsstampsblogs.f... Gee's Bend Quilts in Seattle

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.

  • Jan Sparkes
    Jan Sparkes

    Interesting article. Many years ago there was a programme on TV called Quilts in Women's Lives. Really fascinating people, with great humour too. I saved it on video but i believe it is available on DVD though not in the European format last time I looked.

The Running Stitch: Gee's Bend

The Running Stitch: Gee's Bend

Fiberarts Magazine > Gee's Bend Quilts (Article Archives)

The Running Stitch: Gee's Bend

The Running Stitch: Gee's Bend

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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”


African-American quilt

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