Quilts: Masterworks from the American Folk Art Museum Exhibit
What: Stunning quilts from the museum’s collection.
Why: From rare fabrics to fine workmanship, you’ll see well-preserved quilts that are rarely displayed. “These are the quilts that were made to put on the bed when the minister or other important visitors came,” Elizabeth says.
For more info: folkartmuseum.org
Photo: Harlequin Medallion Quilt. Artist unidentified. New England; 1800–1820. Glazed wool, 87x96”. Gift of Cyril Irwin Nelson in loving memory of his grandparents John Williams and Sophie Anna Macy, 1984.33.1. Photograph by Matt Hoebermann. Courtesy of the American Folk Art Museum.