Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Stitched from the Soul: Slave Quilts from the Antebellum South


Includes many illustrations of surviving slave-made quilts, some utilitarian and others wonderful examples of the seamstress's art. (Washington Post Book World)

Stitched from the Soul is an interesting study showing how African culture influenced American quilting as well as commenting on the life of the slave. (Library Journal)