Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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East Side quilt
  • Sonié Joi Ruffin
    born 1951
    born: Joplin, Missouri, United States ; active: United States
  • East Side quilt, 2000–2004
  • Where object was made: United States
  • piecing
  • Object Length/Width: 214.5 x 217 cm
    Object Length/Width: 84 7/16 x 85 3/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0004
Label Text

Patchwork rectangles made from smaller rectangular pieces of North American and reproduced African fabrics. The background is black and the border orange. The verso is a multi-colored stripe pattern.