Forgotten at the Fair: Quilts at Chicago's World's Columbia Exposition

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dc.contributor.advisor Tichi, Cecelia, 1942-
dc.contributor.author Harmer, Crickett
dc.date.accessioned 2009-07-26T17:59:22Z
dc.date.available 2009-07-26T17:59:22Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1803/3243
dc.description The mystery is revealed in this article concerning the abscense of Quilts at the 1882 Chicago's World's Fair. A PowerPoint presentation is also included. Written for MLAS 290 1: Gilded Age Chicago. Instructor: Cecilia Tichi, Fall, 2007 en
dc.description.abstract At the first World's Fair with it's own women's pavillion, chaired by a woman, designed by a woman, and decorated by a woman at a time when sewing was the predominate activitiy for women, why were no quilts in the Women's Pavillion Building? This article details the many interesting cultural changes that took place during the Gilded Age in Chicago that set the stage for high art and diminished the handmade craft of quilting. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Vanderbilt University en
dc.subject Chicago's World's Fair en
dc.subject Cloth en
dc.subject Quilts en
dc.subject Women's studies en
dc.subject.lcsh World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) en
dc.subject.lcsh Quilts -- History en
dc.subject.lcsh Quilting -- United States en
dc.title Forgotten at the Fair: Quilts at Chicago's World's Columbia Exposition en
dc.type Article en
dc.description.college College of Arts and Science en
dc.description.school Vanderbilt University en

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