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Navajo Basket Quilt
Caroline Wilson
Navajo, Mexican Springs, New Mexico
c1992
Cotton/polyester with polyester filling
78 1/2" x 78 3/4”
MSUM 7562.1
Photo by Doug Elbinger, all rights reseved by the Michigan State University Museum

Quiltmakers find inspiration for designs, color schemes, and patterns in other forms of material culture important to their heritage, such as this Navajo basket pattern, designed by Sara Ann McLennand.

From To Honor and Comfort Native Quilting Traditions


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