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Nelson Mandela's Presence
Meena Schaldenbrand
Plymouth, Michigan
Cotton, decorative thread
20” x 24”
MSUM 2006:158.1
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

This quilt was made for the Michigan Quilt Artist Invitational whose theme was "Exploring Africa." Of this quilt, the artist says, "I greatly admire Mr. Mandela and decided to draw his portrait free motion on the sewing machine."

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