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
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.
"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