Quilts by African American textile artists showcased in Sept. 30 auction

On Thursday, September 30, starting at 6 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will conduct a sale of Quilts, Gee’s Bend & Textiles with Shelly Zegart, an acclaimed quilt curator, expert and author. The 163-lot sale features many works by African American textile artists, among them the quilters of Gee’s Bend, a hamlet in Alabama known for its exquisite textiles. Also co-curating the sale is Clifford Wallach, an expert in tramp art, folk art, and Americana.

Loretta Pettway Bennett, ‘DNA,’ est. $11,000-$13,000

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Learn more about the auction on Auction Central News.