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Bertha Stenge
Quote:  Chicago's quilting queen"The Quilting Party"
1950. 76" x 80"
Collection of the Illinois State Museum

Known as "Chicago's Quilting Queen," Bertha Stenge began her formal art training at the San Francisco College of Art.

Bertha StengeAfter marrying and raising a family, she re-entered the art world through her quilts. The Quilting Party, made in the medallion style of early 1800's quilts, is among her most memorable works and incorporates vintage 1800s era fabrics.

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