Connecting Stitches: Quilts in Illinois Life : Papers from the Symposium Held at the Illinois State Museum, Springfield, January 1994 and at the Illinois Art Gallery, Chicago, July 9, 1994

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Janice Tauer Wass
The Museum, Jan 1, 1995 - Quiltmakers - 64 pages
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Contents

Introduction
6
The Visible and Tangible in AfricanAmerican Quilts
28
Quiltmaking During the Great Depression
41
Copyright

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