Teresa McGuigan Hentosz with "Sparkling Gems" quilt she hand pieced in 1998 entirely from pieces of old feed bags. Photo: Deb Carlen
Priceless Pieces Past & Present
The Roanoke Island Festival Park, a center for
the arts in Manteo, North Carolina, hosts a month-long quilt
exhibit each year. The community-supported event showcases a
traditional decorative art form that represents important
periods in the national history, yet still lives today.
Originally submitted by: Walter B. Jones, Representative (3rd District).
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