This is one of the essential Quilt Codes of The underground railroad. The pattern indicates that the runaway slaves were to go in a zigzag pattern through the woods. The slaves owners were out with dogs, trying to hunt them down.
A collograph. This is a raised image created on a flat plate. The plate is then sealed, inked, and run through a press with cotton rag paper applied onto the top to transfer the image - unframed.
Size; 22" x 30"