"Bars" work-clothes quilt

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    Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio
c. 1970
Denim, corduroy, cotton/polyester blend
108 x 76 inches

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Annie Mae Young recalls, “When I first made quilts, I used the old pant legs from my brother Gaston. That was about all I had back then, old dress tails and pant legs.

Annie Mae Young recalls, “When I first made quilts, I used the old pant legs from my brother Gaston. That was about all I had back then, old dress tails and pant legs. I stayed with what I started with: old clothes that I could tear up. It always come out level.”