Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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leftover quilting materials from Ararat, A Swope Park Elephant quilt block (replica) and Giddap, a Very Democratic Donkey quilt block (replica)
  • Marissa Shell
    born 1981
    born: Queens, New York, United States
  • leftover quilting materials from Ararat, A Swope Park Elephant quilt block (replica) and Giddap, a Very Democratic Donkey quilt block (replica), 2017
  • Where object was made: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • cotton, quilting, dyeing
  • Not on display
  • C2017.083 and C2017.084.RA01
Description

1 large rectangular piece of cloth in purple, with a floral pattern
1 long, wide brown strip
1 long, wide muslin strip
1 small muslin square
1 pink rectangle
5 long, thin yellow strips
1 small muslin strip
12 small pink squares
3 quilted purple and muslin squares
4 quilted yellow and muslin squares
3 quilted brown and pink sqaures
2 quilted brown and muslin squares