The Quilts of Gee's Bend by William Arnett, Alvia Wardlaw, Jane Livingston & John Beardsley

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The Quilts of Gee's Bend by John Beardsley, William Arnett, Alvia Wardlaw & Jane Livingston

folio. pp. 190. profusely illustrated. bibliography. index. hardcover. dw. (fine condition). [Atlanta]: Tinwood Books in association with The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, [2002].

‎ ISBN-10: 0965376648 / ISBN-13: ‎ 9780965376648


Since the 19th century, the women of Gee's Bend in southern Alabama have created stunning, vibrant quilts. Beautifully illustrated with 110 color illustrations, The Quilts of Gee's Bend includes a historical overview of the two hundred years of extraordinary quilt-making in this African-American community, its people, and their art-making tradition. This book is beingA-released in conjunction with a national exhibition tour including The Museum of Fine Art, Houston, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.