Quilting Time, 1986

  • Romare Bearden, American, 1911 - 1988
  • Crovatto Mosaics, Inc., American
  • G. Travisanutto, Italian

Mosaic tesserae mounted on plywood

  • Overall: 113 3/4 × 167 1/2 × 1 1/4 inches (288.9 cm × 4 m 25.5 cm × 3.2 cm)

Founders Society Purchase with funds from the Detroit Edison Company

1986.41

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Department

African American Art

  • Men
  • Women
  • Patchwork
  • Collage
  • Quilting
  • Mosaic
  • Mosaic glass
  • Plywood
  • Hills
  • Chairs
  • Wall
  • Mosaic
  • Guitar
  • Infant
  • Girl
  • Sunset
  • African american

Signed front, lower left corner: romaRE beaRdEn

Inscribed with manufacturer's name by signature, lower left corner: G.TRAVISANUTTO

1986-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Miro, Marsha. "Master of Mosaic." The Detroit Free Press, Sept. 16, 1986, C1. Romare Bearden: Origins and Progressions. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1986. SuccessGuide 4 (1995): back cover (ill.).

Romare Bearden; Crovatto Mosaics, Inc.; G. Travisanutto, Quilting Time, 1986, mosaic tesserae mounted on plywood. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from the Detroit Edison Company, 1986.41.