Useful Hours: Needlework and Painted Textiles from Southern California Collections, Saturday, June 1, 2013 to Monday, September 2, 2013 - The Guide - Los Angeles magazine

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Useful Hours: Needlework and Painted Textiles from Southern California Collections

WHERE
The Huntington
WHEN
Saturday, June 1, 2013 to Monday, September 2, 2013
TIME
Various times

The term “useful” might be debatable, but these finely wrought examples of 18th-century needlepoint are lovely. Stitched by young ladies being groomed for marriage, the variety of samplers, coats-of-arms, and painted textiles receive historical context alongside furniture, artwork, and manuscripts selected from the Huntington's collection. More information

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