African American Quilting Traditions | History Of SC Slide Collection

Quilts made in the African-American tradition are more free in form and in the combinations of colors than the carefully laid out regular patterns of quilts made by women working in European American traditions. Here, Betty Ferguson and her granddaughter display a colorful quilt to visitors in 1988.

Courtesy of the McKissick Museum, University of South Carolina.

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