Lecture Description: Women have always expressed their whole selves in quilts: their love, losses, accomplishments, joys, and sorrows … and their humor! Enjoy some very funny 19th and 20th century quilts that will have you smiling. Laugh and learn along with Julie.
About Julie: Julie is a world-renowned quilt expert, critically acclaimed author, and the former curator of the legendary Esprit Quilt Collection (Amish Quilts). She has been one of America’s leading quilt dealers for more than thirty-five years. She specializes in quilts made between 1780 and 1950. Julie advises both new and experienced quilt collectors (and museums) in organizing, evaluating, managing, and documenting their collections. She is a highly qualified appraiser of antique and vintage quilts made before 1950. She has been selling antique quilts to museums, businesses, and individuals since 1968. She is the co-author of the critically acclaimed book, Hearts and Hands and Amish: The Art of the Quilt. She has curated two of the most respected quilt exhibitions of modern times at The Oakland Museum and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
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