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Title Gee's Bend : the women and their quilts / John Beardsley ... [et al.] ; introduction by Alvia Wardlaw ; foreword by Peter Marzio.

Imprint Atlanta, Ga. : Tinwood Books ; Houston : Museum of Fine Arts, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage Reference    746.46 GEE    Available
Edition 2nd printing, with revisions.
Description 432 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps, ports. ; 34 cm.
Note "The quilts reproduced in this book are from the William Arnett Collection of the Tinwood Alliance"--T.p. verso.
"Published in conjunction with the exhibition, The quilts of Gee's Bend, organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Exhibition itinerary: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (September 8-November 10, 2002); Whitney Museum of American Art (November 27, 2002-March 9, 2003) ..."--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 424-425) and indexes.
Contents The quilts of Gee's Bend / Alvia Wardlaw -- River island / John Beardsley -- On the map / William Arnett and Paul Arnett -- Reflections on the art of Gee's Bend / Jane Livingston -- Work clothes -- My way -- Annie Mae Young -- Patterns -- Housetop -- Triangles, diamonds, hexagons -- Stars -- Freedom Quilting Bee -- Sears corduroy -- Arrival: quilts and community / John Beardsley -- Pettway -- Sodom -- Brown's Quarters -- White's Quarters -- Rehoboth.
Subject Tinwood Alliance -- Exhibitions.
African American women -- Alabama -- Wilcox County -- Exhibitions.
Quilts -- Alabama -- Wilcox County -- Exhibitions.
African American quilts -- Alabama -- Wilcox County -- Exhibitions.
African American quiltmakers -- Alabama -- Wilcox County -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Beardsley, John.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Whitney Museum of American Art.
Tinwood Alliance.
ISBN 0971910405

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