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Embroidery: The Thread of History

Start Date 05 October 2018
End Date 05 January 2019
Venue Winterthur Museum
Location Winterthur, Delaware, USA

History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibit explores the use of embroidery as historical documents that can deepen our understanding of women’s lives. It considers how needlework has been used to remember the past, document the present, and look forward to the future.