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    Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio
c. 1955
Cotton (even weave, twill, dotted swiss)
75 x 83 inches
Collection of
The Phillips Collection
Museum purchase and gift of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation

Aolar lost most of her own quilts in a fire in 1984. One of the few to survive is of the most basic and poignant sort, composed of random but more or less rectangular blocks.