Appliqué to Zardozi: A Celebration Sampler
An exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection. Open Wed.-Sun., Jan. 27-Apr. 14
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Ruth Davis Design Gallery, Nancy Nicholas Hall
This exhibition celebrates the breadth and depth of the nationally-renown Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection, featuring an international selection of textile-making techniques. The exhibition’s subtitle, A Celebration Sampler, references historic hand-embroidered samplers traditionally made by young women. The sampler analogy is utilized as the basis to create a walk-through experience exploring 26 distinct examples of discovery and inspiration, creativity and experimentation.