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Todd or Pyramid
Elaine Hollis
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan
Cotton with polyester filling
75” x 89”
MSUM 7424.1
Photo by Mark Eifert, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

Elaine Hollis attributes her interest in making quilts to a sense of Christian responsibility for using and sharing her talents. She cites her reasons for quilting: "Relaxation. Creativity. Spirituality. Being able to leave somewhat of a legacy. Being able to use one of the talents that I received from God."

From, African American Quiltmaking in Michigan

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