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Homefront and Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the Civil War

Publisher 
The New Yorker
Date 
May 1, 2014
Broader than its title suggests—in addition to quilts, the show features flags, uniforms, posters, stereoscopes, and the noose that broke John Brown’s neck—this moving show affirms that textiles simultaneously fuelled the division between the North and the South and served as an index of the conflict.  . . .   Read more . . .
Creative: Tronvig Group