Anti-Apartheid Portraits

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Top By: Nkosi, Fina
Quilted By: Nkosi, Phina
Period: 2000-2025
Location Made: Soweto South Africa
Project Name: Michigan State University Museum Collection
Contributor: Michigan State University Museum, South Africa Quilt History Project (SAQHP)
ID Number: 04.0192
Layout Format: Pictorial
Quilt Size: 77 1/2' x 83"
Fabrics: Cotton, Cotton or polyester blend
Colors: Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Red
Construction: Machine Piecing, Machine Applique, Attachments (beading, charms, buttons, etc)
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Purpose or Function: Commemorative, Artwork/wall hanging
Other Notes: This quilt features portraits of women important in the anti-apartheid struggle. Machine appliqued portraits of women important to the Anti-Apartheid movement in South Africa. left to right: Row 1: Winnie Mandela, Albertina Sisulu, Addeelattte Thambo, Lindiwe, Thandi Modise Row 2: Nokukhauya Huthuli, Lilliam Masediba Ngoy, Princess Constantine Magogo, Dudu Masondo, Stella Slgcawu Row 3: Dipuwo Hanni, Florance Mkmize, Charlotte Maxeke, Dr. Ellen Khuzwayo, Princess Irenne Row 4: Marry Nontolwane, Lilliam Ntshang, Felicia Mabuza-Suttle, Rose Givamanda, Kate
Inscription: Phina Nkosi
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