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Global Trade to Domestic Arts: The Spread of Quilt Culture: SOLD OUT

When:

Wed 14 Nov 2012, 6:30pm–8:00pm

Where: Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Public: $20.00
  • Friends of Te Papa: $15.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: Friends of Te Papa

Join visiting material-culture specialist Beverly Lemire for an illustrated presentation about the history of the quilt.

Beverly Lemire has worked with collections at major museums in Canada, the United States, Portugal, Spain, India, and Britain. Her publications include Fashion's Favourite: The Cotton Trade and the Consumer in Britain, 1660–1800 (1991), Dress, Culture and Commerce (1997), and Cotton (2011) – one in a series of books about textiles that changed the world.

Beverly is Professor and Henry Marshall Tory Chair at the Department of History and Classics and Department of Human Ecology at the University of Alberta, Canada. She is a member of the Royal Society of Canada.

Registration essential. To register email friends@tepapa.govt.nz or phone (04) 381 7051. Register to attend by 5pm, Tuesday 13 November.

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