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Teresa McGuigan Hentosz with hand-pieced quilt "Sparkling Gems," made in 1998 from old feed bags
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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