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Unidentified Odawa maker (Peshawbestown, Michigan), Appliqué and Pieced Star of Bethlehem Quilt (detail), 1900-25. Cotton, 78 x 70 in. Gift of John Wilmerding. 1988-16.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


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Join Shelburne Museum associate curator Katie Wood Kirchhoff with special guests Minnie Wabanimkee, Odawa Artist and Photographer, from Peshawbestown, Michigan, and Marsha MacDowell, Professor of Art and Curator of Folk Arts and Quilt Studies at Michigan State University Museum, for a conversation about a very special bedcover in Shelburne Museum’s permanent collection. One of at least six identified Odawa quilts created in Peshawbestown, our conversation will include insights from Minnie and Marsha about these distinctive bedcovers as well as information about The Quilt Index, an incredible digital resource you can explore from home