Florence Griswold Museum – GALLERY TALK: Petticoats in New London County, 1750 – 1825




When:
March 16, 2022 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
2022-03-16T11:00:00-04:00
2022-03-16T12:00:00-04:00
Where:
Florence Griswold Museum
96 Lyme St
Old Lyme
CT 06371
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Florence Griswold Museum
860.434.5542

with Lynne Z. Bassett, Textile Historian and Guest Curator

Included with Museum Admission, no advance reservation required

Guest curator Bassett offers an up-close examination of the collection of rare, quilted petticoats in the current exhibition New London County Quilts & Bed Covers: 1750-1825. Mysteries to be shared include: who made them?, where were they made?, where did the inspiration for the designs come from?, and what was the fashion for such items?