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08 Sep 2017

War and Pieced in Context

An evening of scholarly presentations explores the historical, material, and cultural significance of quilts from military fabrics. Speakers include Neal Hurst, associate curator of costumes and textiles at Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; Sue Reich, independent scholar and quilt historian; and Jonathan Holstein, independent scholar and author of The Pieced Quilt: An American Design Tradition, with a keynote lecture by Annette Gero. The discussion will be moderated by Carolyn Ducey, curator of collections, International Quilt Study Center & Museum, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Image Credit: Intarsia Quilt with Soldiers and Musicians (detail), artist unidentified (initialed “J.S.J.”), Prussia, c. 1760–1780, wool, with embroidery thread; intarsia, hand-appliquéd and -embroidered, 55 x 43 in., the Annette Gero Collection. Photo by Tim Connolly, Shoot Studios.

5:30 pm–8:30 pm

$10 members, students, seniors; $15 non-members

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