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Nicole McHale - African Quilt

Nicole McHale - African Quilt

Artist Statement: I collected the panels made in Africa for several years knowing I wanted to make this quilt. The border is inspired by the beaded necklaces many Mali people like to wear and make. The quilting is adapted from an African blanket.

Materials & Techniques: African painted panels and African-inspired fabrics, hand pieced. Machine quilted to reflect a pattern found in an African blanket.

Dimensions: 66"W x 38.85"H

Photographer: artist