Synopses & Reviews
For the first time, the secret codes used in slave quilt patterns that served as maps to escape on the Underground Railroad are revealed--suggesting that there was an organized African-American resistance movement that predated the Abolitionist crusade. Two 8-page color photos inserts. Line drawings.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -220
About the Author
JACQUELINE TOBIN is a teacher, collector, and writer of women's stories. She lives in Colorado. RAYMOND DOBARD, Ph.D., is an art history professor at Howard University and a nationally known African-American quilter. He lives in Washington, D.C.