Raifu Aderemi Mustapha
99 3/4" x 93"
MSU Museum Accession 2000:66.1
Photo by Mary Whalen, all rights reserved by MSU
Nike Center for Arts and Culture was established in 1988 in
Osogbo, Nigeria by Nike Olaniyi Davies-Okundaye.
Shortly after the center opened, Georgina Beier, a European, taught
members how to make quilts out of their cloth and found that the
men were more enthusiastic than women about this new art form. Yoruba
artist Rafiu "Remi" Mustapha, "My quilt is trying
to talk about unity in Africa as a whole the way I used the different
colors of fabric."
Lakes, Great Quilts