afamuseumWe are pleased to announce that the American Folk Art Museum has been awarded a very generous grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) to digitize an archive of more than 6,000 quilts from the New York Quilt Project. For more information, see link in bio.
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Image: “Star of Bethlehem Quilt,” Unidentified Artist, possibly Sullivan County, New York, 1880–1900, silk, 94 1/4 x 99 in., Museum purchase made possible with funds from the Great American Quilt Festival 2, 1990.15.1. Image by Gavin Ashworth.
- adamhigtonThat is beautiful
- tylermenzelAmazing! Congratulations!
- joyful_lifestyleCongrats!!! That's awesome 👏
- artloversnewyork& well deserved !
- royal_futuraThis is wonderful news! You should make a separate account and post all the quilts!
- quiltboxesVery exciting, congratulations! Will there be opportunity to include other NY-made antique quilts that weren't documented previously?
- aimee_van_drimmelenAmazing!!!! Can't wait to see them all ♡
- osborne7118Awesome! You have a prize of your own!
- lenawolffstudioWonderful news in dark times
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