“Collecting Treasures: Celebrating 35 Years” at San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, San Jose, California, through February 3, 2013

December 3, 2012

Collecting Treasures: Celebrating 35 Years  is at the  San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles in San Jose, California, through February 3, 2013  

Windmill Blades

Unknown Artist – “Pineapple Variation or Windmill Blades” (c 1890)

As the Museum celebrates its 35-year history, this special exhibition draws from the permanent collection and showcases an exciting variety of quilts and textiles. Featured are some of the important early and historic quilts in the collection, along with recent acquisitions of contemporary fiber art, costume, and ethnic textiles. This  exhibit  looks at the range of textile traditions and their important role as objects of utility, beauty, and inspired artistry.


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