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Statue of Liberty Quilt

1985 Mary Borkowski Born: Sulphur Lick Springs, Ohio 1916 Died: Dayton, Ohio 2008 cotton and polyester appliqued, embroidered, and painted thread; quilted and handstitched 79 1/8 x 72 3/4 in. (101.0 x 84.8 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. 1988.74.3 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - civic - liberty

Allegory - place - America

Architecture - bridge - Golden Gate Bridge

Ceremony - other - anniversary

Miscellaneous - emblem - cross

Miscellaneous - homage - Wright Brothers

decorative arts - fiber

folk art

fabric - cotton

fabric - polyester fiber

fabric - thread

quilted

About Mary Borkowski

Born: Sulphur Lick Springs, Ohio 1916 Died: Dayton, Ohio 2008