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South Mountain Community Library

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7050 S 24th St
Phoenix, AZ 85042 United States
(602) 262-4636

November 2018

Hopi Quilting Traditions – Phoenix

November 14 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
South Mountain Community Library, 7050 S 24th St
Phoenix, AZ 85042 United States
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For centuries, Hopi men grew cotton and wove the fibers into blankets and clothing. In the 1880s, with the arrival of Anglo missionaries and government officials, quilting was introduced to the Hopi people and it quickly became integrated into Hopi culture and ceremony with quilts being used in every Hopi household. Hopis today are 4th and 5th generation quilt-makers and as the artistic traditions of two cultures are blended, it is not uncommon to see a quilt with a traditional…

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