"Housetop"—"Half-Log Cabin" variation
82 x 75 inches
Toledo Museum of Art
Museum purchase and gift of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation
Martha Pettway was one of the most important quilters in Gee's Bend in the early twentieth century. Unlike other quilters in the area, she carefully preserved her favorite quilts from her young childbearing days (c. 1928-35).