"Roman Stripes" variation (local name: Crazy Quilt)
Cotton twill, denim, cotton/polyester blend, synthetic knit (pants material)
86 x 70 inches
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Museum purchase and gift of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation
Around 1967, Plummer T. Pettway made a "Crazy" quilt from old pants. Her stepdaughter Loretta admired and remembered the quilt, and a few years thereafter created this version from similar materials.
This is one of ten Gee's Bend quilts to appear on a U.S. postage stamp in 2006.