Elizabeth Welsh: Quilt, circa 1825–40. Appliquéd cottons, 110 1/2 x 109 in. Part of the "Workt by Hand": Hidden Labor and Historical Quilts exhibit showcasing approximately thirty-five American and European quilt masterpieces from the Brooklyn Museum’s renowned decorative arts collection, March 15 to September 15 at the Brooklyn Museum.
Dutch Chintz Garden Roll from Dutch Chintz Company: This spectacular collection of historical Dutch Chintz fabric includes 20 strips of reproduction prints, each rooted in the rich tradition of 17th and 18th century Dutch quilting...these fabrics look very special
Risham Syed winner of the Abraaj Capital Art Prize 2012 talks about her work titled The Seven Seas, 7 Quilts. In The Seven Seas Risham Syed connects the intricacies of contemporary geo-politics with the 19th and early 20th Century cotton trade of the British Empire. With fabric sourced from travels to Turkey, Bangladesh, UAE, Sri Lanka, UK, India and within her native Pakistan, Syed weaves the history of the location-specific craft of textile production with tales of political resistance…
Winedale Historical Center - living history village near Round Top, Texas - Nineteenth-century houses, log kitchen and smokehouse, four-square barn, oak cottage, theater barn (Shakespeare productions), and school. Buildings have domestic textiles such as quilts and coverlets, folk toys, paintings, china, kitchen utensils, agricultural implements, and cabinet-making tools.