African American Abstract Quilt, Attributed to Gees Bend, AL

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African American abstract quilt. Attributed to Lucy Mooney Gees Bend, Alabama, circa 1930-1940. The Backing is made from 100 pound welfare sacks issued by the US Government "The Department of Welfare...Donated by the people of the United State of America - Not to be sold or exchanged." This quilt is an amazing abstract wall hanging. Images 7, 8 and 9 are the reverse.

Details

  • Period
    1940-1949
  • Materials and Techniques
    Quilted   Cotton
    Quilted
    Wool
  • Condition
    Good. Good condition. Some wear to the binding. A few worn pieces on the front. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages.
  • Dimensions
    76 in. H x 60 in. W x 0.63 in. D
    193 cm H x 152 cm W x 2 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    090801873457
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