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AFRICAN AMERICAN LOMAX SISTERS WORLD GEOGRAPHY ANTIQUE QUILT


 
AFRICAN AMERICAN LOMAX SISTERS WORLD GEOGRAPHY ANTIQUE QUILT

 



Made by two African American sisters, school teachers who based the pictorial blocks on pictures they saw in the National Geographic Magazine, according to family lore. They never travelled overseas but were able to depict some of the wonders of the world in this unique work. Exhibited at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the American Folk Art Museum in NYC, published in New York Beauties, and the Quilt Engagement Calendar. Some restoration to center panel of Taj Mahal..