Wednesday, February 14, 2007

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although quilted by Ms. Lesch, to save time
for the production of her signature fabric portraits,
Alma would hire local and regional expert quilters to "quilt" the pieced tops that she made in later years (after 1970s) ... this example is an early quilt completely finished by the artist, now on display at KMAC Posted by Picasa
Quilt, pieced by the artist while in her youth
during the 1920s near Paducah, KY Posted by Picasa
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Architectural models of Lebanon Junction, a neighboring town to Shepherdsville, representing the lifelong work of "Hog" Mattingly is presented along side the permanent collection of Alma Wallace Lesch this winter in Louisville. Posted by Picasa