The quilt that inspires quilters all over the world will be the topic of this presentation. Quilters from around the country, and world, plan trips to Bennington during the fall to see the 1863 Jane Stickle Quilt, made during the Civil War. The Stickle Quilt is comprised of 169 five-inch blocks, each in different patterns and fabric, containing a remarkable total of 5,602 pieces surrounded by a unique scalloped border. This illustrated talk with explore the history of the quilt and its maker, Jane A. Stickle of Shaftsbury, Vermont.
The Stickle Quilt will be on view Sept. 5 – Oct. 12, 2020.
CALLIE RASPUZZI holds a MA in Museum Studies from George Washington University. She has been the Collections Manager at Bennington Museum for 15 years. She has also curated history themed exhibits for the Museum including the “Early Vermont” gallery. She has overseen a project to catalog and selectively scan the museum’s collection of over 17,000 photographs and negatives.
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