Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bag for East Side quilt
  • Sonié Joi Ruffin
    born 1951
    born: Joplin, Missouri, United States ; active: United States
  • bag for East Side quilt, 2000–2004
  • Where object was made: United States
  • piecing
  • Object Length/Width: 59 x 28 cm
    Object Length/Width: 23 1/4 x 11 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0004.RA01
Inscriptions/Signature

Artist's Inscription: “Quilts tell a story our souls need to hear” AmaniSonie Joi Ruffin “East Side” Artist: Sonie Joi RuffinExhibition History The Journey Exhibition October 3, 2005 “SOMO” (Swahili:Lessons) “The Vine Street Studio” Kansas City, Mo. design date: June 2004 design completion date: June 2005
Artist's Signature: Sonie Joi Ruffin
2006