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The Cuesta Benberry Quilt and Ephemera Collection

Turtles
Maker unknown
c1945
Cotton
66 3/4” x 79”
MSUM 2008:119.45, Gift of George Benberry
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved Michigan StateUniversity Museum

This quit top was given to Mrs. Benberry. It was a scrap style of quilt, using fabrics from the 1940s. The quilt top was attributed to an African American quiltmaker by the person who gave it to Mrs. Benberry.


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