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The Cuesta Benberry Quilt and Ephemera Collection

Lone Star
Maker unknown
c1950
Cotton
71” x 76”
MSUM 2008:119.42, Gift of George Benberry
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved Michigan StateUniversity Museum

Cuesta’s records indicate that this quilt was purported to have been made by an African American quiltmaker.

By Mary Worrall, from the exhibit Unpacking Collections: the Legacy of Cuesta Benberry, An African American Quilt Scholar


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