Kindle Kyra E. Hicks ´ Black Threads An African American uilting Sourcebook PDF ´

One million African Americans spend approximately 118 million annually on uilting Some believe that recent studies of oral histories telling of the role uilting played in the Underground Railroad have inspired African Americans to take up their fabric and needles but whatever the reason uilters like Faith Ringgold Clementine Hunter Winnie Mcueen and many others are keeping the African American traditions of uilting alive This is the first comprehensive guide to African American uilt history and contemporary practices It offers than 1700 bibliographic references many of them annotated covering exhibit catalogs books newspapers magazines dissertations films novels poetry speeches works of art advertisements patterns greeting cards auction results ephemeral items and online resources on African American uilting The book also includes primary research done by the author on the Internet usage of African American uilters a listing of over 100 museums with African American made uilts in their permanent collections a directory of African American uilting groups in 29 states and a detailed timeline that covers 200 years of African American uilting and needle arts events

10 thoughts on “Black Threads An African American uilting Sourcebook

  1. says:

    The book contains bibliographic references on African American uilting and textiles It is a bit dated but is a good starting point for anyone wishing to research this subjectReference only

  2. says:

    Great sourcebook for information on African American uilting I found it to be a great resource