Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Gee's Bend Quilts - Postage Stamps & Gift Card

The US Postal American Treasures series continued in 2006 with "American Treasures: Gee's Bend Quilts," stamps featuring quilts stitched by Black women of Gee's Bend, AL. The booklet of twenty stamps included TEN different quilt designs. The print run estimate - five hundred (500) million stamps!

Mrs. Annie Mae Young's corduroy quilt is featured on a VISA debit card (which was available in increments of $25, $50, $75, $100, or $200. Click here to see image of the gift card.

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