Needlecrafts in the Meadowlands – Now on View through April 2014

by Heather Kuruvilla on March 22, 2014 · 1 comment

On view now

 

 Needlecrafts in the Meadowlands

 child bonnet

Through April 2014

Saturdays, 10am – 4pm

Free admission (donations gratefully accepted)

sampler

Featuring items from the collection, including

a circa-1882 “New Home” brand sewing machine

an 1883 baby quilt

an 1836 cross-stitch sampler made by a 10 year old girl

a circa-1960s evening coat sewn from 19th-century fabric

pincushion

This exhibit features five forms of needlecrafts – sewing, crochet, cross-stitch, embroidery, and quilting – all drawn from the Meadowlands Museum’s extensive collection. 

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