MAAP | Mapping the African American Past

Street Story Quilt, Parts 1,2 3. 1. The Accident, 2. The Fire, 3. The Home Coming. 1985

From its beginnings in a rented loft, the Studio Museum in Harlem has shown the work of black artists, including Faith Ringgold’s Street Story Quilt (pictured).

Creator: Faith Ringgold

Source: Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Produced by CCNMTL, Chase, Teachers College, and CCI