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Powers, Harriet 1837-1910

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Works: 25 works in 33 publications in 1 language and 1,022 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
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Publications about Harriet Powers
Publications by Harriet Powers
Publications by Harriet Powers, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Harriet Powers
A pattern book : based on an appliqué quilt by Mrs. Harriet Powers, American, 19th century by Harriet Powers( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Pictorial Quilt ( visu )
1 edition published in 1895 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Harriet Powers was an African American quilter whofamously used quilts to depict stories. These pictorial quilts use block andappliqu techniques to create visually stimulating quilts that tell a message. This quilt depicts scenes from the Bible, with each block showing a different moment. Within each block, sewn onappliqus represent characters, objects and settings.Bible stories wereone of Powers' themes. Powers also focused on local folklore and astronomy
Bible Quilt ( visu )
1 edition published in 1886 in No Linguistic Content and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Harriet Powers was born into slavery in Georgia in 1837. After the Civil War, Powers began to exhibit her quilts in Athens, Georgia in 1886. Many of her quilts depicted scenes from the Bible. The first panel on this quilt depicts Adam and Eve being tempted by the snake. The middle portion shows Jacob's dream of an angel on a ladder. The last panel shows the Holy Family and the star of Bethlehem
Stitching stars : the story quilts of Harriet Powers by Mary E Lyons( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
An illustrated biography of the African American quilter who made quilts of her favorite Bible stories and folk tales
Pictorial Quilt ( visu )
1 edition published in 1895 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Harriet Powers was an African American quilter whofamously used quilts to depict stories. These pictorial quilts use block andappliqu techniques to create visually stimulating quilts that tell a message. This quilt depicts scenes from the Bible, with each block showing a different moment. Within each block, sewn onappliqus represent characters, objects and settings.Bible stories wereone of Powers' themes. Powers also focused on local folklore and astronomy
Bible Quilt ( visu )
1 edition published in 1886 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Sometimes,?a quilt can function as an avenue for communication. In this case, famous African?American quilter Harriet Powers is using her quilt to tell a story from the?Bible. She uses blocking and?appliqu? techniques?to form separate?frames that, together, make a story board
Bible Quilt ( visu )
1 edition published in 1886 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Sometimes,a quilt can function as an avenue for communication. In this case, famous AfricanAmerican quilter Harriet Powers is using her quilt to tell a story from theBible. She uses blocking andappliqu techniquesto form separateframes that, together, make a story board
Pictorial quilt, 1895-98 by Harriet Powers( visu )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Bible Quilt ( visu )
1 edition published in 1886 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Sometimes,a quilt can function as an avenue for communication. In this case, famous AfricanAmerican quilter Harriet Powers is using her quilt to tell a story from theBible. She uses blocking andappliqu techniquesto form separateframes that, together, make a story board
Pictorial Quilt ( visu )
1 edition published in 1895 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Harriet Powers was an African American quilter whofamously used quilts to depict stories. These pictorial quilts use block andappliqu techniques to create visually stimulating quilts that tell a message. This quilt depicts scenes from the Bible, with each block showing a different moment. Within each block, sewn onappliqus represent characters, objects and settings.Bible stories wereone of Powers' themes. Powers also focused on local folklore and astronomy
Harriet Powers, Afro-American quilt, 1895-1898 by Harriet Powers( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Example of an Afro-American quilt by Harriet Powers
Bible Quilt ( visu )
1 edition published in 1886 in No Linguistic Content and held by 1 library worldwide
Harriet Powers was born into slavery in Georgia in 1837. After the Civil War, Powers began to exhibit her quilts in Athens, Georgia in 1886. Many of her quilts depicted scenes from the Bible. The first panel on this quilt depicts Adam and Eve being tempted by the snake. The middle portion shows Jacob's dream of an angel on a ladder. The last panel shows the Holy Family and the star of Bethlehem
Pictorial Quilt ( visu )
1 edition published in 1895 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Harriet Powers was an African American quilter who?famously used quilts to depict stories. These pictorial quilts use block and?appliqu? techniques to create visually stimulating quilts that tell a message. This quilt depicts scenes from the Bible, with each block showing a different moment. Within each block, sewn on?appliqu?s represent characters, objects and settings.?Bible stories were?one of Powers' themes. Powers also focused on local folklore and astronomy
Bible Quilt ( visu )
1 edition published in 1886 in No Linguistic Content and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Harriet Powers was born into slavery in Georgia in 1837. After the Civil War, Powers began to exhibit her quilts in Athens, Georgia in 1886. Many of her quilts depicted scenes from the Bible. The first panel on this quilt depicts Adam and Eve being tempted by the snake. The middle portion shows Jacob's dream of an angel on a ladder. The last panel shows the Holy Family and the star of Bethlehem.?
 
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Harriet Powers
Harriet Powers Amerikaans kunstenares (1837-1910)
Powers, Harriet 1837-1911
هریت پاورز
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English (30)
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