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

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Beardsley, John.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Tinwood Alliance.
Whitney Museum of American Art.
Publication
Atlanta, Ga. : Tinwood Books ;
Houston : Museum of Fine Arts
Contents
Introduction : 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.
Date
c2002.
Edition
1st ed.
Description
432 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps, ports. ; 34 cm.
Notes
"Published in conjuction with the exhibition, The quilts of Gee's Bend, organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Exhibition itinerary: The Museum of Fine Arts, September 8-November 10, 2002, Whitney Museum of American Art, November 27, 2002-March 2, 2003"--T.p. verso.
"The quilts reproduced in this book are from the William Arnett Collection of the Tinwood Alliance"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 424-425) and indexes.
ISBN
0971910405
9780971910409
GUSN
146605
Call Number
Coll. NK9112.G43 2002
Other People and Orgs
Tinwood Alliance
Descriptive terms
African American quiltmakers
African American quilts
African American women
Quilts
Material Type
Exhibitions.
Places
Alabama Wilcox County

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