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

dc.contributor.advisorTichi, Cecelia, 1942-
dc.contributor.authorHarmer, Crickett
dc.descriptionThe 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, 2007en
dc.description.abstractAt 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.publisherVanderbilt Universityen
dc.subjectChicago's World's Fairen
dc.subjectWomen's studiesen
dc.subject.lcshWorld's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)en
dc.subject.lcshQuilts -- Historyen
dc.subject.lcshQuilting -- United Statesen
dc.titleForgotten at the Fair: Quilts at Chicago's World's Columbia Expositionen
dc.description.collegeCollege of Arts and Scienceen
dc.description.schoolVanderbilt Universityen

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