Quilt, "The Undaunted Buffalo Soldier"

An African American story expressed through handcraft

Print Page

This mixed-media story quilt, titled The Undaunted Buffalo Soldier, was designed and sewn in 2012 by artist Gloria Kellon to commemorate the African American troops known as the Buffalo Soldiers.

Kellon used cotton, faux leather, metal buttons, Persian lamb fur, grosgrain ribbon, and knit fabric to create this story quilt featuring the 9th and 10th Cavalry Regiments and the 24th and 25th Infantry Regiments, known as Buffalo Soldiers. The soldiers served in Texas and other western states.

See this and other artifacts on the Interactive Texas Map

Quilt, "The Undaunted Buffalo Soldier" Artifact from Austin
Share Your Story

Make your mark on Texas History

Share Your Story
or
Browse All Stories

Read stories from people across Texas

Browse All Stories