“American Quilts: Selections from the Winterthur Collection” showing through January 2, 2011, at Virginia Museum of Fine Art in Richmond, Virginia

More than forty early American quilts  from the Winterthur Museum are being shown at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in RIchmond, Virginia,  until January 2, 2011.

The Winterthur Museum in Delaware is famed for its period room settings featuring the remarkable collection of furniture, fabrics, quilts, and decorative arts collected by Henry Francis du Pont . For the first time ever a selection of more than 40 of their most stunning quilts are on exhibit.  Info about the exhibit:  http://www.vmfa.state.va.us/Exhibitions/American-Quilts


Photos are the Museum’s.

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