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Sherry A. Byrd Quilts

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                                           Flags

*Photo by Will Van Overbeek

From its very beginning  this particular quilt reminded me of  the flags used on race tracks and that is why I named it flags.  It has appeared in connection with the Texas Folk life Gallery ,Austin, Texas in the exhibit
Quilts of Color: Four Generations in an Afro-Texan Family (1999). It was to be a gift to my second oldest daughter, but she died in 2008 ,three weeks after giving birth to twins. 

It was hand pieced in 1998 and hand quilted in 1998-99.
                                                  

                                              
                                            
                                                             Children love this one!!!


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Quilts of Color Exhibit
Texas Folklife Resources Gallery
Austin, Texas, 1999







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Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum Inaugural Exhibit
Austin, Texas, 2001
"IT AIN'T BRAGGIN' IF IT'S TRUE"
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Homegrown Reversible Storyquilt-Side I



Homegrown Reversible Storyquilt-Side II


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Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
Five year anniversary, 2006






Jazz With A Needle And Thread Reversible Storyquilt
Side I





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