Thank You Gratitude

Akiko Matsumura2014

The National Quilt Museum

The National Quilt Museum
Paducah, United States

"The inspiration for the design came from when I was visiting my uncle shortly before his death. There was a single beautiful rose outside his room, which I had never seen before. After he died, the image of the rose stayed with me, and Iwanted to let many more roses like it bloom in my quilt."

-Akiko Matsumura


  • Title: Thank You Gratitude
  • Creator: Akiko Matsumura
  • Date Created: 2014
  • Physical Location: Collection of The National Quilt Museum
  • Physical Dimensions: 78” x 78”
  • Subject Keywords: Quilt, Radial Design
  • Type: Quilt
  • External Link: https://quiltmuseum.org/
  • Techniques Used: Hand appliquéd, hand quilted
  • Materials Used: Cottons, embroidery floss

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