"Housetop"—"Half-Log Cabin" variation
81 x 74 inches
The Studio Museum in Harlem
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).