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Exhibition Preview: Swedish Folk Weavings for Marriage, Carriage, and Home 1750-1840

woven blue fabric with floral pattern
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5:00 - 8:00 pm

This exhibition features rare, historical, and artful carriage cushions, chair cushions, and bed covers woven by or for women for their dowries or households. Dating between 1766 and 1834, these textiles reflect the influence of trade and depict everything from exotic birds to Roman mosaics.

The exhibition preview is free to the public with light refreshments served.