New London County Quilts and Bed Covers, 1750–1825

  • Organization Name:
    Florence Griswold Museum

  • Organization City:
    Old Lyme

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  • Grant Summary:

    The Florence Griswold Museum will present “New London County Quilts and Bed Covers, 1750-1825,” an exhibition celebrating the extraordinary historic needlework of women makers in New London County. On view Feb.12-May 1, 2022, this exhibition of rarely seen Connecticut works on loan from collections nationwide will produce significant scholarship in the field of American textile history, while associated programming will offer historic context and connections to modern-day makers and movements.

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