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Butterfly quilt

Creator:
Washington, Carmel
Medium:
cotton
National Origin:
American
Type:
Quilt
Date:
1994
Description:
A pieced quilt with appliqued butterflies and machine stitched floral designs on foreground; the borders are green and purple.
Daughters of Dorcas and Sons are a Washington, DC quilting group, which formed in the 1970s. It has grown from a small group of African American women to its current membership of over 100. These creative and diverse quilters reflect traditional and contemporary styles in their work. In addition, the members participate in a variety of community projects, such as the Comfort Quilts Donation program for St. Ann's Infant & Maternity Home and the Hospital for Sick Children, as well as teaching quilt making to inner-city youth.
Accession Number:
2002.0012.0001
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Daughters of Dorcas and Sons Collection
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum

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