94" x 96"
Cotton with polyester filling
MSU Museum Accession 7435.2
Photo by Mary Whalen, all rights reserved by MSU
Modern-day Liberia was founded in the early 1800s largely by freed
slaves from the United States and records listed seamstresses among
some of the earliest settlers.
Though the history of quilting in Liberia has been traced to the
nineteenth century, self-help qulting cooperatives established in
the last quarter of the 20th century have quickly grown in membership
Lakes, Great Quilts.