Three Centuries of Red & White Quilts @ The Armory!!!

Vortex Quilt
Artist unidentified, USA 1890 -1910
Pieced & appliquéd cotton, 80 x 82 inches

 

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Sunburst Quilt
Artist unidentified, USA 1875 0 1895
Pieced cotton, 88 x 73 inches

 

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Carpenter's Square Quilt
Artist unidentified, USA 1880 - 1900
Pieced cotton, 84 x 87 inches

 

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St. Valentine's Patch Quilt
Artist unidentified, USA 1860 - 1880
Pieced & appliquéd cotton, 74 x 74 inches

 

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Feather Touching Stars Quilt
Artist unidentified, USA 1850 - 1880
Pieced cotton, 73 x 84 inches

 

AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM PRESENTS .....
INFINITE VARIETY:
THREE CENTURIES OF
RED & WHITE
QUILTS

Friday March 25 - Wednesday March 30, 2011
Admission Free

"More than 650 red and white American textiles, 
the largest quilt exhibition ever presented in NYC, 
are on loan from Joanna Rose, a private New York Collector."

I can't wait to see this spectacular exhibition ...... 
and am so delighted to learn that fifty works from this stunning
American textile collection are being donated to the 
Folk Art Museum by Joanna Rose!!!!

A wonderful gift to the City of New York ....... 
BRAVO!!!!

 

American Folk Art Museum website                    
Quilt photographs by Gavin Ashworth

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