"Housetop"—"Half-Log Cabin" variation

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    Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio
1930s
Cotton
82 x 75 inches
Collection of
Toledo Museum of Art
Museum purchase and gift of the Souls Grown Deep Foundaton
Description

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).