Events

Historical Lecture Series: Threads that Bind – Textiles in the Connecticut River Valley: The Skinner Silk Mills and the Japanese Silk Industry Text Size

Event takes place on October 27, 2014 at 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM
Wistariahurst Museum, 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke MA

Resident scholar, Matt Coletti, will share his research about the nature of the Japanese silk industry as embodied by artifacts from Wistariahurst Museum collections. Matt will introduce integral people, places and factories using photographs, business ledgers, transaction documents, and factory samples. Coletti’s research will enhance your understanding of the international silk trade, and the relationships established and developed by the Skinners. Admission is $7 general / $5 members, pay at door.


Posted on October 22, 2014 by