Join visiting material-culture specialist Beverly Lemire for an illustrated presentation about the history of the quilt.
Beverly Lemire has worked with collections at major museums in Canada, the United States, Portugal, Spain, India, and Britain. Her publications include Fashion's Favourite: The Cotton Trade and the Consumer in Britain, 1660–1800 (1991), Dress, Culture and Commerce (1997), and Cotton (2011) – one in a series of books about textiles that changed the world.
Beverly is Professor and Henry Marshall Tory Chair at the Department of History and Classics and Department of Human Ecology at the University of Alberta, Canada. She is a member of the Royal Society of Canada.
Registration essential. To register email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (04) 381 7051. Register to attend by 5pm, Tuesday 13 November.