Chintz Quilt Exhibit in Lincoln, Nebraska

“Chintz Applique: From Imitation to Icon”

November 22, 2008 – May 17, 2009

From Imitation to Icon" November 22, 2008 - May 17, 2009
The new exhibition of  19th century quilts traces connections of textile fashion, technology and trade in “Chintz Applique: From Imitation to Icon” at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska.  The 21 quilts, circa 1790-1850, presented in the exhibition,  give a glimpse into their makers’ lives and society. “Chintz Applique: From Imitation to Icon” will be on view from November 22, 2008 through May 17, 2009 at the museum on the East Campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.   For more information about this exhibition,  go to:   http://www.quiltstudy.org/discover/exhibitions.html?exhibitions_item=39930&db_item=listitem

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