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Martha Pettway

"Half Squares" quilt back, 1930s

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Martha Pettway (1911–2005), "Half Squares" quilt back, 1930s

Cotton, 80 x 73 in.; Souls Grown Deep Foundation

Martha Pettway was one of the most important quilters in Gee's Bend in the early twentieth century. Unlike other quilters in the area, she carefully preserved her favorite quilts from her young childbearing days (c. 1928-35).

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The backs of Gee’s Bend quilts from the early 20th century were commonly made from used feed, flour, and sugar sacks.

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Souls Grown Deep Custom Prints offers custom reproductions of artworks by Souls Grown Deep artists. Hand-made in the USA using gallery-quality materials, we create prints as true to the original work as possible, using strict color management protocols and state-of-the-art printing technology.


Many of the works offered through this store are exclusive and not available anywhere else. We are continually adding new artworks to our offering, so be sure to check back regularly as you build your own gallery.