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Exhibition Review: Civil War Quilts at the New York Historical Society

Publisher 
Fashion Historia
Date 
July 28, 2014
Homefront and Battlefield is a bland title for a powerful exhibit that gives us a unique look at the reign of “King Cotton,” the fiber that shaped American history. The subtitle “Quilts and Context in the Civil War” is even blander. There are quilts throughout, each with its own powerful story. But was really gives the exhibit its impact are the many, small items that show how important textiles were for those on the battlefield and at home. Read more . . .
Creative: Tronvig Group