African American Quilts: An Examination of Feminism, Identity, and Empowerment in the Fabric Arts of Kansas City Quilters

African American Quilts: An Examination of Feminism, Identity, and Empowerment in the Fabric Arts of Kansas City Quilters

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This dissertation on African American quilts is framed within an Afrocentric perspective. It is an interdisciplinary study, incorporating art history, sociology, black studies, and anthropology. The primary aim of this dissertation is to provide an in-depth interpretative analysis of fabric arts created by African American quilters in Kansas City.Bonds states, aquot;My grandmother always said a#39;a womana#39;s hair is her crowing glory, like the rays of the sun, a#39; as she tortured me while combing ... From this point of view, the meanings associated with My Hair are also a narrative of the role black womena#39;s hair played in the ... Maintaining My Hair as our focal point, this essay 56.


Title:African American Quilts: An Examination of Feminism, Identity, and Empowerment in the Fabric Arts of Kansas City Quilters
Author: Pearlie Mae Johnson
Publisher:ProQuest - 2008
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