Figurative Appliqué, Original Pattern 

Maker Unknown
South East
ca. 1950

McKissick Museum Collection 2001.11.XX.01

 This block-style quilt features 20 off-white, black and brown female figures with outstretched arms. It appears the maker of this quilt may have adapted a paper doll pattern for her original quilt block design. The figures on some blocks are entirely machine pieced; others have machine-pieced bodies with hand appliquéd heads, suggesting perhaps more than one person worked on the quilt. It is hand-quilted in a clam shell pattern. 

Barn Raising Log Cabin
Maker Unknown
Eastern Pennsylvania
Gift of Stephen H. Ackerman 

Trip Around the World/Postage Stamp Variation
Maker Unknown
South Carolina
Gift of Gloria Burnside

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