This quilt has generated a lot of discussion today on Facebook, so I thought I would also ask my blog readers for their thoughts. The quilt is c. 1950, and came to me through eBay from Kyra Hicks, the previous owner. Hicks is author of "Black threads, An African American Quilting Sourcebook", and the quilt appears as plate G in the center of the book.
How do you react to this quilt? Do you like it? Hate it? Is it charming? Or are you offended by it? And why? Weigh in below in the comments section.