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The Cuesta Benberry Quilt and Ephemera Collection

Quilts Have Brought Us Together
Jean Mitchell
Lawrence, Kansas
1979
Cotton
12” x 12”
MSUM 2008:119.40, Gift of George Benberry
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved Michigan StateUniversity Museum

This applique pillow top features two figures, one in brown fabric, representing Cuesta Benberry and the other in beige fabric representing her friend Jean Mitchell, holding a 3" miniature quilt between them. They are pictured standing under the St. Louis "Arch". Above the quilt is a sun with a yellow new moon and ark oval next to it. There is a 1 1/2" wide border. The edge is piped.


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