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Silo

Title:
Pieced quilt made by Mensie Lee Pettway of Gee's Bend
Created by:
Mensie Lee Pettway, American, born 1939  Search this
Subject of:
The Quilts of Gee's Bend, American, founded 1845  Search this
Medium:
corduroy and denim with muslin backing
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 96 × 87 3/4 × 2 1/2 in. (243.8 × 222.9 × 6.4 cm)
H x W x D (unframed): 91 × 84 × 3/4 in. (231.1 × 213.4 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
presentation quilts
Place made:
Rehoboth, Gee's Bend, Boykin, Wilcox County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2007
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Graham Holdings Company
Object number:
2014.276.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© Mensie Lee Pettway/ Artists Rights Society. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Textiles-Quilts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd567ce82d8-7708-468f-8198-59d13c3d2aec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.276.1

Sharecropper’s Masterpiece

Title:
Quilt pieced by Avis Collins Robinson in the style of Gee's Bend
Created by:
Avis Collins Robinson, American, born 1954  Search this
Mensie Lee Pettway, American, born 1939  Search this
Andrea Pettway Williams, American, born 1973  Search this
Subject of:
The Quilts of Gee's Bend, American, founded 1845  Search this
Medium:
corduroy, velvet, batting, and cotton
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 87 3/8 × 86 × 5/8 in. (221.9 × 218.4 × 1.6 cm)
Type:
quilts
Place made:
Arlington, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Gee's Bend, Boykin, Wilcox County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2008
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Avis, Eugene, Aaron and Lowell Robinson, in memory of Edward and Annie R. Collins
Object number:
2015.277
Restrictions & Rights:
© Avis Collins Robinson
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Textiles-Quilts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd509d46def-8b69-4804-885f-dc722a082e2f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.277
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