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Indian Boys and Girls Quilt
Senior Sewing Club
Cherokee, Cherokee, North Carolina
1996
Cotton with polyester filling
70" x 90”
MSUM 1996:88.1
Photo by Doug Elbinger, all rights reseved by the Michigan State University Museum

This Indian Boys and Girls Quilt was made by the Senior Sewing Club at Tsali Manor, the senior citizen center in Cherokee, North Carolina, who meet each Wednesday to make quilts, share stories, discuss tribal politics, and speak the Cherokee language.

From To Honor and Comfort: Native Quilting Traditions




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