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Pieced Quilt

Carrie Bonivul Thomas, or her mother or aunt, American (Duncan, Mississippi), 1922 - 2007

Geography:
Made in Duncan, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America

Date:
1950s

Medium:
Pieced cotton and printed cotton plain weaves

Dimensions:
6 feet 11 inches × 5 feet 10 inches (210.8 × 177.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
2001-110-1

Credit Line:
Gift of Charlotte Allen, 2001

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Label:
This quilt by an African American maker from Mississippi was made from printed cotton flour sacking. Its pieced strip construction and use of squares within squares, a variation of the traditional Log Cabin design known as the Housetop pattern, create a highly syncopated visual composition.