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Blocks, Strips, Strings, and Half Squares

Mary Lee Bendolph, American, born 1935

Made in Gee's Bend, Boykin, Wilcox, Alabama, United States, North and Central America


Pieced cotton plain weave, twill, corduroy, nylon twill, and cellulose acetate knit

7 feet × 6 feet 9 inches (213.4 × 205.7 cm)

© Estate of Mary Lee Bendolph/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio/Art Resource (AR), New York

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

* Joan Spain Gallery, Perelman Building, first floor

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Purchased with the Phoebe W. Haas fund for Costume and Textiles, and gift of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation from the William S. Arnett Collection, 2017

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