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
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