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Photo: Sheldan Comfert Collins

Nancy Crow (United States, b. 1943)

Bittersweet XIV
Date: 1981
Dimensions:
72 x 73 in. (182.9 x 185.4 cm)
Medium: Cotton, cotton blends; pieced, strip-pieced, hand-quilted
Credit Line: Purchased by the American Craft Council with funds provided by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, 1984
Object number: 1984.4
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DescriptionMulticolored quilt with a geometric pattern. A checkered cross divides the quilt into four equal-sized quadrants. The overall effect of the quilt is symmetrical. There is a black border surrounding the entire piece. The colors are bold and bright, in reds, oranges, yellows, blues, browns, white, and black. The square is the basic shape that repeats throughout the piece.
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  • Quilts
  • Wall Hangings