Sunday, November 28, 2010

On-line needlework

While browsing the Metropolitan Museum of Art web site ...
I stumbled on this wonderful article
with several photos:

American Needlework in the 18th Century

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According to this article in the NYTimes, there are three needlework exhibitions going on
(wish I lived closer):

Connecticut Historical Society
Connecticut Needlework: Women, Art, and Family, 1740-1840
October 5, 2010 - March 26, 2011

Betsy Ross; the Life Behind the Legend
Oct 2, 2010 - Jan 2, 2011

Florence Griswold Museum
With Needle & Brush
Schoolgirl Embroidery from the Connecticut River Valley
October 2, 21010- January 30, 2011
(their web site has terrific photos + information)

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And, we cannot forget the one at
The Museum of Fine Arts
in Boston!

Embroideries of Colonial Boston: Samplers
November 20, 2010 - March 13, 2011
Gallery LG26


Stitch Wizard said...

This is so interesting and I too would love to go to some of the needlework exhibits! The samplers here are really pretty too! Thanks for sharing! :)

Chris said...

I think a road trip is in order :)

Dona said...

I always love looking at needlework exhibits. The work is so amazing!


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