Item #20441 Stitching Stars: The Story Quilts of Harriet Powers. Mary E. Lyons.

Stitching Stars: The Story Quilts of Harriet Powers.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1993, stated 1st; first of the African American Artists and Artisans series; a reproduction of the second quilt, whose earth tones and black are repeated in the cover and jacket design, burnt orange endpapers, oblong 9.5x8.5; 42 pp with index. Picture Book hardback.

Using photographs, records, and music of Harriet Power's community and the memories of the first purchasers of the two quilts, Lyons tells their fascinating story and shows their African roots. The appliquéd quilt blocks themselves are beautifully reproduced and annotated.

CONDITION: Near Fine in Fine jacket; no names, straight, very clean, tiny edge bump to bottom board, in nice jacket; unclipped 15.95. Item #20441

Price: $55.00

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