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CRAZY STRING SQUARES IN BARS ANTIQUE AFRICAN AMERICAN QUILT


 
CRAZY STRING SQUARES IN BARS ANTIQUE AFRICAN AMERICAN QUILT
   

 



String squares are pieced of shards of fabric, typically irregular remnants of clothing or furnishings construction. This unknown African American quilt maker sorted and arranged the random pieces with attention to achieving a certain symmetry in the tonal placements. Probably a thousand little pieces arranged in a long row are contained with the insertion of alternating Bars strips of a tiny red check that reads as a solid. In crisp never used condition