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Installation view of the Gee's Bend Gallery which shows three quilts hung on the wall.

Installation view.


Gee's Bend Quilts from the Collection

February 10–July 7, 2024

The 13 quilts on view were acquired in 2017 through the Souls Grown Deep Foundation and were selected to tell the history of quilt-making in Gee's Bend (Alabama) from the mid-1920s to 2005.

The significance of these quilts to their makers is expressed in the quilters' own words gathered from contemporary interviews.

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Dilys Blum, Jack M. and Annette Y. Friedland Senior Curator of Costume and Textiles

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