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War and Pieced in Context

  • American Folk Art Museum 2 Lincoln Square New York, NY, 10023 United States (map)

War and Pieced in Context

An evening of scholarly presentations explores the historical, material, and cultural significance of quilts from military fabrics. The program will begin with a keynote lecture by War and Pieced co-curator and international quilt historian, author, and collector Dr. Annette Gero. 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. Carolyn Ducey, curator of collections at International Quilt Study Center & Museum, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will moderate the discussion.

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

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Prussian Army Intarsia Quilt

Samuel Sadlowski (dates unknown), Prussia, 1806

Wool from Napoleonic-era military uniforms; intarsia

The Annette Gero Collection

Photo by Tim Connolly, Shoot Studios

Earlier Event: September 7
Design for the Displaced