Sunday, May 17, 2009

Wrapped Quilts

Wrapped Quilts returned from the Public Museum

Since this was new to me, I thought it would be worth a blog post ... The museum quilt show closed after Mother's Day last weekend. The curator contacted all the artists to pick up our "wrapped" quilts. I didn't quite know what she meant by that ... but I had an idea.

Museum curators have a real reverence for "stuff." They know how to take care of artifacts with an eye towards preserving them through the ages. My quilts were returned carefully wrapped in a cotton sheet, tied with cotton string. Protected from dust and light ...

Far cry from how I turned them in in February!

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