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    Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio
c. 1970
Cotton and cotton blend
80 x 76 inches
Collection of
Baltimore Museum of Art
Museum purchase and 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. The late Lucy T. Pettway’s “Housetop” quilt describe her aesthetic interests in technique and problem solving through their precise compositions.