Pieced cotton, polyester, cellulose acetate, silk, rayon and acrylic, plain weaves; some with supplementary warps some forming cut voided pile; some self-patterned by main warp and ground weft floats; some printed; plain weave derived float weave; twill weaves, some printed; satin weave; and machine knitting; backed with cotton, plain weave; quilted with cotton threads
209.1 × 214 cm (82 3/8 × 84 1/4 in.)
Robert Allerton Endowment
Extended information about this artwork
Beardsley, John, William Arnett, Paul Arnett, and Jane Livingstone. Gee’s Bend: The Women and Their Quilts. Atlanta: Tinwood Books, 2002, p. 18.
Beardsley, John, et al. The Quilts of Gee’s Bend. Atlanta: Tinwood Books, 2002, p. 16.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 265, A Century of Collecting: African American Art in The Art Institute of Chicago, January 31, 2003–May 19, 2003
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