Historical Lecture Series: Threads that Bind – Textiles in the Connecticut River Valley: Quilt History- Why Does it Matter? Text Size

Event takes place on November 10, 2014 at 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM
Wistariahurst Museum, 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke MA

Jane Crutchfield, Western Massachusetts Coordinator of the Mass Quilt Documentation Project (which has documented over 7,000 pre-1950 quilts) encourages the study and preservation of quilts and demonstrates that these textiles convey important insights about the lives of Massachusetts women from the colonial period to the present. Crutchfield will bring along a few antique quilts that presented mysteries and encourages attendees to bring their own mystery quilts to share. Crutchfield will also give guidance on how to be a detective in one’s own quilt research. 7 general / $5 members.

Posted on October 23, 2014 by