Quilts 1700-1945 | Quilts Conservation

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Mary Jose, textiles conservator and Director of Fabric of Life, Adelaide, provides insights into the technical aspects of quilts, with a particular focus on the preservation of irreplaceable textiles and the cultural heritage they represent.

Explore over 200 years of British quiltmaking. Every stitch tells a story. ‘Quilts 1700-1945′ comes from one of the world’s most important and loved collections of textiles and decorative arts — the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum, London.

15 June — 22 September 2013 | Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) | Exhibition organised by the V&A Museum, London