Holiday Gifts from Nature (Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin by Cornelia M. Parkinson

By Cornelia M. Parkinson

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Or a quilter the latter, sometimes the imitation is a literal interpretation; might fashion a particular pattern by cutting it out of paper, other times the translation is loose, perhaps incorporating a wood, or even copper. indd 49 7/27/10 5:14:45 PM 7/27/10 5:23:29 PM (RAY) Text Job:07-20321 Title:MBI-149553 Quilts Around the World #175 Dtp:216 Page:49 PA RT I : T h e A m e r i c a s 50 log CaBIn, pInEapplE VarIatIon (left) | Maker unknown | 1870–1880 | 88 x 88 in. 52 cm) | Pieced wool and cotton FramEd nInE-patCH (above) | Mary Pumphrey DeSellum | Salineville, Ohio | c.

Indd 37 7/27/10 5:14:02 PM 7/27/10 5:23:27 PM (RAY) Text Job:07-20321 Title:MBI-149553 Quilts Around the World #175 Dtp:216 Page:37 PA RT I : T h e A m e r i c a s 38 sErpEntInE and stars (above) | Bertha Shermansky Stenge | Chicago, Illinois | c. 1940 | 82 x 99 in. (208 x 251 cm) | Cotton | Bertha Stenge (1891–1957) was an award-winning quilter who is considered one of the most innovative and expert quiltmakers of her day. indd 38 stars wItH waVy sasHIng (opposite) | Bertha Shermansky Stenge | Chicago, Illinois | 1940 | 72 x 87 in.

Stories. Excited by what he saw as art—despite the fact Some twentieth century (and beyond) african american that the quilt was draped across a woodpile—he recognized quiltmakers have carried on the pictorial quilt tradition. its worth.

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