IN STITCHES: Unraveling Their Stories will provide a rare opportunity to see large portions of both Westtown and CCHS’s needlework collections. The exhibit will feature many samplers and embroidered globes made by girls at Westtown School, along with a variety of other samplers and needlework items made by girls from Chester County and the surrounding area 200 years ago.

IN STITCHES: Unraveling Their Stories will provide a rare opportunity to see…

Online sampler exhibit from the DAR  "Telling Their Stories: Coming to America"

Online sampler exhibit from the DAR "Telling Their Stories: Coming to America"

"From the Elegant to the Everyday: 200 Years of Fashion in Northern New England" March 15 through May 3, 2014, at the Saco Museum http://www.sacomuseum.org/mus_current_exhibits_temp.shtml?id=EFAEpkEEuAPuLXlAmp [Detail Gown, 1770-1790, USA, printed cotton, linen] via SilkDamask

A Perfect New England Pairing: Printed Gown and Quilted Petticoat,

"Celebrating the Fiber Arts: The Helen Geier Flynt Textile Gallery", Historic Deerfield. Runs through December 2013

Helen Geier Flynt Textile Gallery Some of the current highlights featured include a dramatic, gown, whose fabric was woven in Lyon, France’s renowned center of silk-weaving.

"Sewing Through Time: The Archaeology of Clothing and Textiles"  The Historic Annapolis Museum  99 Main Street, Annapolis, MD  Monday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm  Sunday: 11am - 5pm, runs through 2012

"Sewing Through Time: The Archaeology of Clothing and Textiles" The Historic Annapolis Museum 99 Main Street, Annapolis, MD Monday - Saturday: - Sunday: - runs through 2012

"Embroideries of Colonial Boston" at the MFA Boston through June 3, 2012

Embroideries of Colonial Boston Domestic Embroideries September 2011 – June 2012 Edward and Nancy Roberts Family Gallery

The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-1760. The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, Friday, 11 April 2014 to Sunday, 12 October 2014. To mark the 300th anniversary of the beginning of the Georgian era, The exhibition explores royal patronage and taste in the reigns of George I and George II as a product of a time when Britain was the world’s most liberal, commercial and modern society. It brings together over 300 works in the Royal Collection from royal residences across the UK.

explores royal patronage and taste in the reigns of George I and George II

In Stitches: Unraveling Their Stories  runs through September 7, 2012 at Chester County Historical Society

IN STITCHES: Unraveling Their Stories, Chester County Historical Society, Dec 2011 - Sep Large portions of the Westtown School and CCHS needlework collections in one exhibition.

Hail Specimen of Female Art! New Jersey Schoolgirl Needlework, 1726-1860 | Morven Museum & Garden

Hail Specimen of Female Art! New Jersey Schoolgirl Needlework, on view at Morven Museum & Garden, Princeton, New Jersey, October 2014 – March

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