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Creator:
Carmel Washington  Search this
Medium:
cotton, batting, metal
Dimensions:
46 1/8 × 42 15/16 in. (117.2 × 109 cm)
Type:
quilt
Date:
1990
Caption:
The man in the moon looks down at the beige house with a red roof in this colorful quilt. A white picket fence encloses the idyllic yard featuring an appliqued white horse grazing, an appliqued black cat standing outside the door, and an embroidered blue bird singing while perched on a chimney. Smoke billows out of the other chimney, suggesting inhabitants. Embroidered insects texture the piece, as do the metal button doorknob, laced-edged white curtains with red ribbon ties, and hand-quilting. Piecing for the yard, house, sky, and portions of the roof are partly machine sewn; all other details are hand-appliqued. Rounded corners and white binding finish the quilt, neatly tying together this harmonious depiction of natural and built environments.
Accession Number:
1995.5009.0002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl86f2081e3-8d16-4ece-955a-541f6935f919
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:acm_1995.5009.0002