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African American Quilt, ca. 1830, rare, purchased from the Polk estate (Georgia). Made by a slave, incorporating an African motif - representing the Chango deity - and colors.  Posted at Antiques Roadshow on PBS

African American Quilt, ca. rare, purchased from the Polk estate (Georgia). Made by an African-American slave, incorporating an African motif (representing the Chango deity) and colors. Posted at Antiques Roadshow on PBS

Detail of millefiori quilt by Dutch quilter Willyne Hammerstein

In Ste Marie-aux-Mines France, was the presentation of the new Quiltmania book of Willyne Hammerstein.

Welsh patchwork quilt. Made from pieces of wool and flannel which would have been off cuts from a dress maker or tailor. West Wales la...

Made from pieces of wool and flannel which would have been off cuts from a dress maker or tailor. Love the mix of somber and red!

Double Wedding Ring Quilt Artist unidentified

The Double Wedding Ring quilt pattern is shrouded in romance and its origin is a bit mysterious. Regardless of the discussions on when and where the pattern originated, the beauty of the Double Wedding Ring quilts transcends.

Gee's Bend: One Patch quilt,  c. 1950, by Magdalene Wilson. | Souls Grown Deep Foundation

"One Patch" - Magdalene Wilson Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio c. 1950 Cotton, wool, nylon, acetate, corduroy 82 x 74 inches Collection of: Souls Grown Deep Foundation Published In: p. 118 Gee's Bend: The Women and Their Quilts

African American Folk Art Quilt c.1918 via www.rockymountainquilts.com

Gee's Bend Vintage American Quilts - Betsey Telford-Goodwin's Rocky Mountain Quilts features Antique African American Quilts and other antique quilts of the finest quality.

“For more than 25 years, Ricco/Maresca has presented exhibitions and produced publications that have helped illuminate the world of folk art, as well as discovered and introduced the work of …

Quilt featured in Why Quilts Matter Q&A article

Q&A on why quilts matter via the Kentucky Quilt Project

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I ❤ crazy quilting & embroidery . So many CQ's ended up being unfinished. I love the center medallion. This has a folk art feel to it.

I can't see the technique – it's like magic! The Modern Art of Antique Quilts - A Fisher Heritage Specialty; at Hayes Fine Arts Building During Americana Weeks

‘TARGETS’ VINTAGE PIECED QUILT- circles of folded layered triangles resembling a Sonia Delauney. Amazing how much energy is visualized in this piece

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'Crosses' : 1997 : x :Eleanor McCain : Art Quilts : Galleries : Nine Patch/Cross Series

American Folk Art Museum - Women Only: Folk Art by Female Hands hey peg how do they do this?

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