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Quilts in honour of significant people


Shakespeare Quilt

This quilt map references Shakespeare’s travels, both real and imagined. This work is part of a series of quilts made in honour of people who have shaped history in significant ways. Each quilt contains maps and banknotes that feature the person and reference their life's journey. 

Gandhi Quilt

This quilt is part of the series of same quilts series as Shakespeare Quilt. Stitched from money that features Gandhi and maps that relate to his life, it is meticulously crafted by hand. 

Others in the series include Mandela Quilt and Notes on Nursing (Florence Nightingale).


SEA-MARKINGS Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-up-on-Avon UK


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Shakespeare Quilt is held in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre's Art Collection.

Susan Stockwell

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