Native Books (Nā Mea Hawaiʻi)
Hawaiian Quilts Tradition and Transition
Brandon & Woodward
Honolulu Academy of Arts
Softcover, 140 pp.
Hawaiian quilts are recognized the world over for their bright colors and bold graphic designs, reflecting the lush subtropical flora of the islands where they were born. This bilingual publication originally accompanied a touring exhibition in Japan. It features twenty-four valuable histroical quilts selected from three Hawaiʻi museums and thirty quilts created by contemporary quilters.