At New-York Historical Society, Civil War History Told Through Textiles

Publisher 
New York Times
Date 
February 17, 2014
By FELICIA R. LEE
In time for the upcoming sesquicentennial marking the end of the Civil War, the New-York Historical Society is featuring the exhibition “Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the Civil War.” Running April 4 through Aug. 24, the exhibition uses approximately 130 objects, including quilts, clothing and other artifacts, to explore the ways that textiles expressed the era’s politics and culture. The show, from the American Textile History Museum in Lowell, Mass., where it was shown in 2012, includes additional artifacts from the New-York Historical Society’s collection. Read more . . .
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