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The Cuesta Benberry Quilt and Ephemera Collection

Mary Stanford
Bowling Green, Missouri
88" x 73"
MSU Museum Accession 2008:119.9, Gift of George Benberry
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved by MSU Museum

Mary, an African American quiltmaker, made this for her sister Hattie Dorsey Moore in 1876.

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

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