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auburn studies the quilts

alicia carroll

denise davis-maye

garnetta (chi chi) lovett

tracy oleinick

katherine perry

brenda peters

kyes stevens



Since the Summer of 2003, Auburn University faculty from different colleges and departments have been researching the Quilts of Gee's Bend. The research covers the context of the quilts from historical, artistic, social, and literary angles. View some of their findings on this page.

Quilt images courtesy of Tinwood Media | All other photographs courtesy Jim Peppler, 1966, all rights reserved

The Quilts of Gee's Bend in Context