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The Cuesta Benberry Quilt and Ephemera Collection

King's of Africa
Maker unknown
49” x 31”
MSUM 2008:119.46, Gift of George Benberry
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved Michigan StateUniversity Museum

This quilt comemorates the Black Kings of Dahomey. It was made for export, for tourists to purchase in Africa. Nothing is known of the maker.

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