Delaware Discoveries: Girlhood Embroidery, 1750-1850

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May 19 2018 - Jul 22 2018

The Biggs Museum honors the publication of Delaware Discoveries: Girlhood Embroidery, 1750-1850, the definitive study of Delaware girlhood samplers of the 18th and 19th centuries, with an exhibition of historic needlework. 

The exhibition will feature approximately 80 antique samplers and other forms of embroidery from all three counties of the state with a special emphasis on debuting the work of little-known schools of needlework instruction.  Accompanied by a national symposium, public workshops and a book-signing.

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website 

  • Fiber Arts
  • American
  • History

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