ANNE WANNER'S Textiles in History / symposiums



IN SEARCH OF ORIGINS: Needlework & Samplers
from the Old & New Worlds 1500-1850

September 8-11, 2005 (Thursday – Sunday)

Historic Deerfield, Inc.
Deerfield, Massachusetts 01342



- Mary Jaene Edmonds The Deerfield Sampler & Needlework Collection, Author and Scholar, Long Beach, California [Key Note Speaker]

- Mary Brooks, Conservator, ‘…. Observe the Directions which are given by Knowing Men.’Embroidery and the feminine in late 17thcentury England , Center for Textile Conservation, University of Southampton, Winchester, England, UK

- Edwina Ehrman: Unravelling the past: an introduction to the samplers worked by pupils of Judith Hayle, 1691-1705, Curator of Dress & Decorative Art, Museum of London.

- Edward Maeder: Embroidered History, Stitched Lives: Samplers & Needlework from the Historic Deerfield Collection 1670-1850 (the exhibition) Curator of Textiles, Historic Deerfield, Deerfield, MA

- An Moonen: Dutch Darning Samplers and Needlework from the Open-Air Museum 1600-1800, Author, Scholar and former Curator, Open Air Museum, Arnhem, Holland

- Gieneke Arnolli: Letter by Letter, Samplers in the Education of Girls in Friesland

- Curator, Fries Museum, Leewarden, Holland.

- Birgitt Borkopp-Restle: German Needlework and “Samplers” 1500-1800? Director, Museum of Applied Art, Cologne, Germany

- Kathy Staples: Ornamental Gardening and Academic Art: Samplers from Norfolk, Virginia, Author & Scholar, Greenville, South Carolina

- Davida Deutsch: Published Sources 1520-1800: For American Needlework , Author and Scholar New York, NY

- Tandy Hersch: Pennsylvania German Samplers, 1730-1830 Author and Scholar, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

- Amelia Peck: Always the Melting-Pot: Northern European Images and Influence on New York City Biblical Samplers Curator, Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Wing, New York, NY

- Dilys Blum: Not American Samplers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art 1650-1875 Curator, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

- Jane C. Nylander: Evidence of Accomplishment: Learning and Needlework at Susanna Rowson's Ladies' Academy, Boston, 1797-1822, Independent Scholar and Author, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

- Linda Eaton: This Work in Hand: Philadelphia Needlework in the 18th Century,
- Linda Eaton, Curator of Textiles, Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, Delaware

- Paula Richter: Ingenious Designs and Quaint Rhymes": the Origins and Significance of the Colonial Revival Sampler in Twentieth-Century American Art and Culture

- Curator of Textiles, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts

Workshop topics are still being developed.

Edward Maeder

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