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Butterfly Maiden Quilt
Karen Tootsie
Hopi, Keams Canyon, Arizona
Cotton/polyester with polyester filling
35 1/2" x 50 1/2”
MSUM 1996:149.3
Photo by Doug Elbinger, all rights reseved by the Michigan State University Museum

This baby quilt carries images of the Butterfly Maiden, a traditional symbol on the Hopi mesas.

From To Honor and Comfort: Native Quilting Traditions

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