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Katherine Knauer comments: "Of all my work, this is the one quilt where I can’t find any humor. I started out trying to represent a variety of antagonists in one single quilt: male versus female (represented by pink and blue), rural versus urban, technology versus nature, (represented by commercially printed fabrics), but the result was overwhelmingly a comment on racial strife. This quilt was made shortly after the time of the Howard Beach Case in 1986, when there were protests and actions throughout New York City."

$7000

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Toward Barred Island by Gayle Fraas and Duncan Slade (detail)

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Toward Barred Island by Gayle Fraas and Duncan Slade (detail)


Bottom left and right: Toward Barred Island (detail) by Gayle Fraas and Duncan Slade