Historic Cottons to Modern Polyesters Exhibition Opens

Posted on June 14, 2016 by


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“Historic Cottons to Modern Polyesters” exhibition opens on July 30, 2016 at the Telfair Academy featuring the Telfair Museums’ small but important collection of quilts made from the rarest silks to the simplest cottons, corduroys, wools, and modern polyesters. Ranging from early 19th-century examples of pieced patchwork, to an appliqué story quilt made in the 1980s, the exhibition spans nearly two centuries of quiltmaking and will on display until November 6, 2016. Contact the Telfair Museum at (912) 790-8800 or visit telfair.org for more info.