Thursday, November 5, 2015

Historic Deerfield Magazine

There was a special issue of the Historic Deerfield Magazine published this summer to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Helen Geier Flynt Textile Gallery.  The issue is entirely jam packed with articles on different aspects of the textile collection at Deerfield:

Summer 2015 Issue
Article titles are as follows:Fashioning a Legacy: Helen Geier Flynt and Historic Deerfield’s Fashion and Textile Collection by David E. Lazaro
The Art of Dress: A Brief History of Print Sources for Fashion by Rebecca j. Kelly
Nankeens: Chinese Cottons for the American Market by Amanda Lange
Behind the Seams: Conservation at Historic Deerfield by Deirdre Windsor and David E Lazaro
Conserving a Masterpiece
Flax and Linen: Following the Thread from Past to Present by Faith Deering
Seventeenth-Century English Embroidery: A Conundrum of Complexity by Patricia Nguyen
Elizabeth Amsden: A Weaver by Trade by Claire Carlson
Touchstone to the Past: Reproducing the c.1810 Tertius Taylor Coat by Henry Cooke
The “Fishing Lady” and Schoolgirl Accomplishments of Boston by Pamela A. Parmal

If you note - I contributed an article about details of several 17th century pieces in their collection.  IF you are interested in adding this to your library, or looking for a good set of short articles to read on a plane or at bedtime, you can buy it through the Historic Deerfield store (Scroll down to the bottom of the page).

1 comment:

  1. Hi, Tricia - can you tell us what pieces you discussed? (did they include the sweet bag? Are there pictures?) Trying to decide if it's worth buying...