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Harriet Powers
A freed slave tells stories in quilts

Harriet Powers, The Artists

Harriet Powers was a U.S. Female Artist and Artist of the African Diaspora born on October 29, 1837. Powers died on January 1, 1910.

Pictorial Quilt, Harriet Powers

Pictorial Quilt 1895 – 1898

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