Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Graphic Quilt

Once upon a time,

Late twentieth century quilt from India and Pakistan. Bright and contrasting with strong geometric symbolism associated with the colours. Red is the colour of love and saffron yellow evokes the earth. Coloured block alternates with black and white ones, arranged in diagonal rows
Typical of the 1940s

"Life is a Buterfly", made by Anne Hardcastle

Quited in 1976 by Irma Shroer from New Ulm, Minnesota - Part of the joyce Aufderheide collection.

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