When "Infinite Variety: Three Centuries of Red and White Quilts" was on exhibit at the Park Avenue Armory in NYC, everyone entered the room in a state of awe. Jaws dropped and all eyes went up to look at the exquisite quilts hanging from the ceiling. Now the long-awaited exhibit catalog is available from the American Folk Art Museum.
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Here's the information from the museum:
This long-awaited catalog celebrates the American Folk Art Museum's unprecedented 2011 exhibition "Infinite Variety: Three Centuries of Red and White Quilts." The book offers an opulent presentation of more than 650 red and white quilts from the collection of Joanna S. Rose with inspiring craftsmanship and composition, a history of red and white quilts, rare perspectives on the exhibition, and a pattern index. An essential volume for every quilter or quiltmaker, it also offers unique and extraordinary insight into the spirit of creativity and design. By Elizabeth V. Warren with Maggi Gordon; Preface by Anne-Imelda Radice, PhD; Foreword by Martha Stewart; and contributions from Stacy C. Hollander and Tom Hennes. Principal photography by Gavin Ashworth. Quilts from the collection of Joanna S. Rose. New York: Skira/Rizzoli in association with American Folk Art Museum, 2015. 352 pages, 675 color illustrations, 9 x 11 inches.
Click here to see a slide show of some of the quilts.