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Cotton quilt with multi-colored star pattern and stylized boarder / Ella Smith Looney

Curatorial Remarks

Is there something distinctive about the design used in Creek quilts? Little is known about quilting traditions of Southeastern tribes.

Tags: quilt, pinwheel, yellow, green, Pink
People: Muscogee (Creek)
Places: Southeast, Eastern Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Cotton quilt with multi-colored star pattern and stylized boarder
Creator(s): 
Ella Smith Looney
Culture: 
Native American; Muscogee (Creek)
Date: 
late 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
cotton
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
94.74
Department: 
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