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Patching together culture and art

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Blankets evoke a sense of comfort. From infancy, their warmth and softness have soothed us and embodied the idea of safety. For Siddi quilt makers, blankets do more than provide a feeling of coziness - they symbolize a family’s history. At Wellesley College’s Davis Museum, several African quilts, known as...
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