They Persisted – 2017 24″ x 33″

They Persisted – 2017
24″ x 33″

Made from scraps gleaned at the “free table,” the quilt was inspired by Elizabeth Warren, Hillary Clinton, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman Sojourner Truth, Norma Rae Webster, Karen Silkwood, Sandra Day O’Connor, Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Goble, Malala, Aung San Suu Kyi, Rachael Carson, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Barbara Jordan, Shirley Chisholm, and all the other women who, throughout history, were warned… Nevertheless, they persisted.