“(Our) Baby Blanket”

DESCRIPTION:

The artist repaired/corrupted a Quilt made by her paternal (American, White) great-grandmother, utilizing fabrics that signify colonial histories and her ties to racial and cultural others along diverging family lines.

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(Our) Baby- Blanket. 2015. Quilt made by the artist’s paternal great-grandmother and used by her father and herself as infants, Dutch Wax Cloth (purchased in the Congo DRC), Batik cloth (inherited from Indian relatives), thread. Installed at the Gallery of Visual Arts, Missoula MT. Photo credit: Sarah Moore

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(Our) Baby- Blanket. 2015. Installed at the Gallery of Visual Arts, Missoula MT. Photo credit: Sarah Moore

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(Our) Baby- Blanket. 2015. Installed at the Gallery of Visual Arts, Missoula MT. Photo credit: Sarah Moore

(Our) Baby- Blanket. 2015. Installed at the Gallery of Visual Arts, Missoula MT. Photo credit: Sarah Moore

(Our) Baby- Blanket. 2015. Installed at the Gallery of Visual Arts, Missoula MT. Photo credit: Sarah Moore

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(Our) Baby- Blanket. 2015. Installed at the Gallery of Visual Arts, Missoula MT.