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EVENT – Learn more about 19th-century textiles at Fulford Place
Saturday, March 20, 2010 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with one hour for lunch
In this workshop, Sotheby's-trained instructor Janet Carlile looks at 19th-century textiles. Learn about samplers and the iconography used on them. Explore early Canadian pictorial wool work. Find out how Irish linen is made – and how to remove stains and care for it. Hooking and hooked rugs, quilts and coverlets will also be examined. You will also discover ways of determining the age of textiles. Each participant may bring one textile item to be appraised.
Janet Carlile has lectured throughout the
The cost of the session is $65 per person. Pre-registration is required. Seating is limited. Bring a bagged lunch.
To purchase tickets or receive more information, call 613-498-3003.
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