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Signature Styles: Friendship, Album, and Fundraising Quilts

Self-Taught Genius Gallery, American Folk Art Museum / New York / Art

“The devil’s in the detail” is not a bad way to think about signature quilts. Each section, or block, is created or paid for by different members of a community. And each quilt, the product of a group effort, is powerful, an artwork that bears many signatures and speaks of individuals stitched together in a circle—or square—of friendship. —E.C.

Self-Taught Genius Gallery 47-29 32nd Pl, Long Island City, NY 11101
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