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.
- In the Style Of
- Place of origin
- Date of manufacture1940s
- Materials and techniques
- ConditionGood. Good condition. Some wear to the binding. A few worn pieces on the front. .
- WearWear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages.
H 76 in. x W 60 in. x D 0.63 in.
H 193.04 cm x W 152.4 cm x D 1.61 cm
- Seller locationSanta Monica, CA
- Reference number090801873457
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