MA Documentation Quilts on Exhibit at New England Quilt Museum July 17 – September 20, 2009

The New England Quilt Museum in Lowell, Massachusetts, and the
Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project (MassQuilts)  are inviting
people to the  new exhibit of quilts from the Massachusetts
Quilt Documentation book, Massachusetts Quilts Our: Common Wealth.
Opening July 17th at the New England Quilt Museum and running through
September 20th, the exhibit includes about thirty outstanding quilts
which have been uncovered in this historic state.  The quilts encompass
the early eighteen hundreds up to 1950.

There will be an opening reception  on Friday July 17th from 5-7 pm.                                                                                        Authors of the book will be there for a book signing, to meet and talk with people.

You can find additional information about the exhibit plus directions to
the Museum and hours at www.nequiltmuseum.org.

Here is more detailed info about the exhibit: http://www.nequiltmuseum.org/museum/current_exhibition.html

The Quilter magazine http://www.thequiltermag.com, has an article in the September 2009
issue.

Hexagon Quilt by Sarah Clarke (Ellis) Ide, c. 1845

Hexagon Mosaic, made by Sarah Clarke (Ellis) Ide of Milford, c. 1845

Museum’s photo

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