"Housetop"—"Half-Log Cabin" variation

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    Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio
c. 1950
Cotton clothing and unbleached muslin sacking
75 x 75 inches
Collection of
The Studio Museum in Harlem
Gift of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation

Within the simple concept of squares within squares, Gee's Bend quiltmakers exercise their individual design abilities to produce an extraordinary variety of solutions as evidenced by Aolar Mosely's c. 1950 "Housetop"—"Half-Log Cabin" variation.