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American Folk Art > STRIP BARS ANTIQUE QUILT, five panels

STRIP BARS ANTIQUE QUILT, five panels


 
 STRIP BARS ANTIQUE QUILT, five panels
 


   

Looks like a Sean Scully painting (a contemporary abstract artist whose work sells in the hundreds of thousands) but predates by decades the artist's experiments with varied rectangles of color. If you seek contemporary art for the wall, this is a quilt to choose; it transcends the concept of pieced quilt to become a work of textile art that is visually arresting. Pieced of narrow strips of wool suiting (perhaps the cut- off trouser cuffs from a tailor shop (!?) it is an elegant, powerful image. Collected in Tennesee