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Looking West: The Frontier Myth in Currier and Ives’s America

The American West is seen in the eyes of many as a place of freedom, expression of youth, and the location of some of the most beautiful natural spaces the country has left to offer. The infamous landscapes of Yellowstone … Continue reading

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Travels through Conservation: Preserving Temperance

By Director of Conservation Lois Alcott Price The Textile Lab has recently been the site of a collaboration between painting and textile conservation. Flaking paint on a fragile silk edged cotton banner scheduled for exhibition in Uncorked! Wine, Objects & … Continue reading

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With Cunning Needle: Putting It All Together

Linda Eaton is Winterthur’s director of collections and senior textiles curator. With Cunning Needle is the fourth exhibition she has curated from Winterthur’s rich collection, and she has enjoyed every minute of it. Unlike Athena, exhibitions do not spring fully formed from … Continue reading

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