Historic Quilts of the DAR Museum : Martha’s Favorite Places Series

November 30, 2014 - Comment

Historic Quilts of the DAR Museum The quilt collection at the DAR Museum in Washington, D.C. is known worldwide as a premier collection of early American quilts that celebrates both the rich heritage of quilting and the role women have played in America’s history. DAR Curator of Costume and Textiles, Alden O’Brien, digs deep into

Historic Quilts of the DAR Museum The quilt collection at the DAR Museum in Washington, D.C. is known worldwide as a premier collection of early American quilts that celebrates both the rich heritage of quilting and the role women have played in America’s history. DAR Curator of Costume and Textiles, Alden O’Brien, digs deep into historic documents and records to share stories and shed light on the actual women who worked magic with their needles, creating these beautiful quilts, counterpanes, table covers and other linens. Hardback, 144 pages. No patterns or instructions included.

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