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Curator Talk – The Mourning Embroidery of Elizabeth K. Bennett with Ned Lazaro

Curator Talk – The Mourning Embroidery of Elizabeth K. Bennett with Ned Lazaro

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Needlework was an important part of a young girl’s education in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century America. Mourning embroideries often depicted figures overcome with sadness and weeping willow trees. Ned Lazaro, associate curator of costume and textiles, discusses the ongoing significance of one outstanding example. Meet in front of the Museum Shop.

Free with admission:

  • Adults $20
  • Seniors $15
  • Students $10
  • Members, Hartford Residents & Youth (age 17 & under) Free

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Institution or Organization name - Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

 

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2024-09-08 @ 01:00 PM (EDT) to
2024-09-08 @ 02:00 PM (EDT)
 

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