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Turtle Quilt (SOLD)

Turtle Quilt (SOLD)

Provenance: Georgia private collection; Robert Bishop, New York; Sotheby’s, 14 October 1989, lot 165; Hirschl & Adler Folk Art, New York; Sotheby’s, 16-17 January 1999, lot 485

Exhibited: New York, Hirschl & Adler Folk Art, Selections of American Folk Art, 1991.

Literature: Thomas K. Woodward and Blanche Greenstein, Twentieth Century Quilts 1900-1950 (1988), p. 67; Marya Dalrymple, ed., American Country – Country Quilts: Styles, Patterns and Techniques from Past to Present (1989), p. 47.

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~ ITEM DETAILS ~

Dimensions: 76” x 64”
Date / Circa: Late 19th/ Early 20th Century
Maker / Origin: Georgia, Probably African-American
Medium: Pieced, stuffed and appliquéd cotton with button eyes

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