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Tied Strip Quilt | by Olean Public Library
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Tied Strip Quilt

cotton, wool, and blends, machine stitched

no interior material

backing - black cotton

tied with wool yarn

ca. 1955 - 1965


The asymmetry in the pieces of fabric themselves as well as that of the long pieced strips and their occasional interruptions with narrow and more horizontal fabrics is a continuation and magnification of such asymmetries found in West African cloth.

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Taken on June 17, 2005