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Previous Exhibit: Coverlets

Coverlets Title Panel














Colorful and Cozy: The Woven Art of the Coverlet displays in a gorgeous variety of color and pattern the artistry and technical skill needed to grow, harvest, spin, dye, design, and finally weave these treasured bedcovers.

Learn about the nearly two-year process of turning flax seed to linen thread. Discover the difference between warp and weft. Admire the creativity of an art form that goes back generations. Remember the warmth of grandmother’s house. Or, perhaps develop new appreciation for the coverlet on your own bed.

On display, December 2015 – March 2016.

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