This paper quilt by the kindergarten and 1st grade students of 282 was inspired by Tar Beach, a children's book by Faith Ringgold. The book is set in New York in 1939. Tar Beach is the roof of Cassie's Harlem apartment building. Cassie's dearest dream is to be free to go wherever she wants, and one day it comes true when the stars help her to fly across the city.
The quilt contains 14 illustrations compiled by Ms Strum. It is in a black wood poster frame.
Artwork dimenions 24x36 inches.
With frame dimensions 26x38 inches.
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