Embroidery: The Thread of History

  • October 5, 2018 - January 6, 2019
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807
Contact: 800-448-3883
Admission: Free with admission and free for members

History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibit explores the use of embroidery as historical documents that can deepen our understanding of women’s lives. It considers how needlework has been used to remember the past, document the present, and look forward to the future.

Image credit: *Image: In Memory of Washington, worked by Elizabeth Lane, United States, 1817. Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont 1957.784

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Embroidery: The Thread of History
  • 5105 Kennett Pike
  • Wilmington, DE 19807
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  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibit explores the use of embroidery as historical documents that can deepen our understanding of