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Anna Remus
EDMT 380-001
Fall 2004

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Harriet Powers

History of Quilt Making
Meanings of Harriet Powers' Quilts

Harriet Powers

http://www.womensearlyart.net/powers information about the life of Harriet Powers and information about her quilts.
http://www.historyofquilts.com/hpowers.html information about Harriet’s life, how her quilts became known, and where they are at today.
http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?path=/Folklife/FolkArt&id=h-2577 contains biographical information and the history of her quilts.
http://www.teachersfirst.com/getsource.cfm?id=344 contains information about the history of Harriet Powers quilts.


History of Quilt Making

http://www.historyofquilts.com/african_american.html information about the history of several women and their quilts.
http://www.maxpages.com/quilting/types Contains the history of quilts
http://www.answerpoint.org/columns2.asp?column_id=165&column_type=feature Contains a brief history on quilt making
http://www.teachersfirst.com/getsource.cfm?id=344 The history of quilt making
http://www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/1995/4/95.04.04.x.html#d the history of quilt making dating back to the first quilt, its uses and advancements made in the creativity in designing and making the quilts.


Meanings of Harriet Powers' Quilts

http://www.marleneobryantseabrook.com/powers2.html gives a description of some of the squares on the quilt.
http://historywired.si.edu/detail.cfm?ID=362 describes the meaning of each square of the quilt.
http://www.vftn.org/projects/shore/folkarts.htm tells ways in which a quilt can have meaning.

 

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