Quilt #67

American
about 1986


Place of Origin: Georgia, USA

Dimensions

Height x width: 53 1/4 x 68 1/2 in. (135.3 x 174 cm)

Accession Number

2008.138

Medium or Technique

Hand painted and dyed plain weave cotton, pieced appliqued, and quilted

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pieced and appliquéd quilt with abstract pattern of stars made of hand painted, dyed squares in tones of pinks, reds, beiges, greens, and creams, backed with red cotton with narrow red border on the face. Probably quilted by artist’s mother, Bettie Studstill.

Provenance

Purchased from an art gallery by the donor, Daphne Farago; Gift to MFA (Accession date: April 23, 2008)

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.