October 11, 1987~ AIDS Memorial Quilt displayed for the first time in DC

NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt on the National Mall,
photographed by Mark Thiessen in 1996

Fabric, decorative objects, and personal belongings / Panels measuring 3′ by 6′ assembled into larger
12′ by 12′ blocks / In November 2019, the National AIDS Memorial became the permanent caretaker and steward of the Quilt

[There are four embedded links above]

Previous October 11 posts:

Autumn~ October 11

Artist Birthday Quiz for 10/11~

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