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Small cotton quilt pieced with 4.4 cm wide hexagons. Diamond pattern with multi-colored diamonds blocks of nine hexagons each on a solid mint green background. Georgia Ernestine (Goff) Patton (1924-2017) was born in Plattsburg, Missouri. Her family moved to Kansas City, Kansas in 1941 so that she and her siblings could attend high school, and she continued to live there as an adult. Patton learned to quilt as a child, and remained an active quilter throughout her life. Her quilts were exhibited both locally and nationally, including an exhibit at the Smithsonian. Patton was also widely recognized for her expertise in traditional food-gathering and preservation, and served as Master Artist of Food Preservation in the Folk Art Apprentice Program co-sponsored by the Historical Society and the Kansas Arts Commission.

Creator: Patton, Georgia Ernestine
Date: between 1995 and 2000

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Item Number: 319699
KSHS Identifier: 2015.43.1

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