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The Resource Gee's Bend : the architecture of the quilt, contributions by William Arnett ... [and others] ; edited by Paul Arnett, Joanne Cubbs, Eugene W. Metcalf

Gee's Bend : the architecture of the quilt, contributions by William Arnett ... [and others] ; edited by Paul Arnett, Joanne Cubbs, Eugene W. Metcalf

Label
Gee's Bend : the architecture of the quilt
Title
Gee's Bend
Title remainder
the architecture of the quilt
Statement of responsibility
contributions by William Arnett ... [and others] ; edited by Paul Arnett, Joanne Cubbs, Eugene W. Metcalf
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the quilting culture of Gee's Bend, a small African-American community in Alabama, presenting photos of many quilts along with several essays by scholars and Gee's Bend quilt artists on such topics as the community's quiltmaking aesthetic, the role of family in the art, and the quiltmaking heritage of five generations of women descended from slave Dinah Miller
Cataloging source
VYF
Dewey number
746.46/089/96073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NK9112
LC item number
.G44 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Arnett, William
  • Arnett, Paul
  • Cubbs, Joanne
  • Metcalf, E. W
  • Tinwood Alliance
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American quilts
  • African American quiltmakers
  • Quilts
  • African American women
  • Tinwood Alliance
Label
Gee's Bend : the architecture of the quilt, contributions by William Arnett ... [and others] ; edited by Paul Arnett, Joanne Cubbs, Eugene W. Metcalf
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Published on the occasion of the exhibition organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Tinwood Alliance--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gee's Bend: the architecture of the quilt / William Arnett -- A history of the work-clothes quilt / Joanne Cubbs -- "Avocado leaf" corduroy, remnant of the seventies / Lauren Whitley -- Bending geometry / Maggi McCormick Gordon -- A dirt road in Rehoboth / Dilys Blum -- The living legacy of Dinah the slave / Amei Wallach -- Dinah, Sally, Tank, mother, and me / Loretta P. Bennett -- Mama's song / Mary Lee Bendolph -- A new generation of "housetops" / Louisiana P. Bendolph -- Architectural definitions / Bernard L. Herman
Control code
1375194
Dimensions
34 x 29 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9780971910447
Isbn Type
(slipcase)
Lccn
2006904373
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1375194
  • (Sirsi) 1375194
  • (OCoLC)70919911
Label
Gee's Bend : the architecture of the quilt, contributions by William Arnett ... [and others] ; edited by Paul Arnett, Joanne Cubbs, Eugene W. Metcalf
Publication
Note
Published on the occasion of the exhibition organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Tinwood Alliance--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gee's Bend: the architecture of the quilt / William Arnett -- A history of the work-clothes quilt / Joanne Cubbs -- "Avocado leaf" corduroy, remnant of the seventies / Lauren Whitley -- Bending geometry / Maggi McCormick Gordon -- A dirt road in Rehoboth / Dilys Blum -- The living legacy of Dinah the slave / Amei Wallach -- Dinah, Sally, Tank, mother, and me / Loretta P. Bennett -- Mama's song / Mary Lee Bendolph -- A new generation of "housetops" / Louisiana P. Bendolph -- Architectural definitions / Bernard L. Herman
Control code
1375194
Dimensions
34 x 29 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9780971910447
Isbn Type
(slipcase)
Lccn
2006904373
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1375194
  • (Sirsi) 1375194
  • (OCoLC)70919911

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