Now – September 19th
Exhibit- Useful and Beautiful: New England Needlework and Textiles, at the Colonel Paul Wentworth House, 47 Water Street, Rollinsford. An exhibit of a broad range of needlework and textiles and the tools used to create them. Drawn from the collections of the Colonel Paul Wentworth House as well as several private collections, the exhibit includes examples of embroidery, weaving, quilting, lace making and more from the late 1700s through the mid-20th century. Many objects have local connections, and are being shown for the first time. The exhibit runs from July 12 to September 19th. Open Sunday’s 1:00-4:00p.m. For more information, call 742-4747 or 749-1966 or visit the website at: www.paulwentworthhouse.org
Some special programs are planned in association with this exhibit. These include: “Tea and Stitchery,” a visit with the Wentworth ladies in the parlor on August 1; “The Fashionable Gentleman,” a demonstration of 18th century tailoring on Aug. 9; and “Knitting for Victory” on wartime knitting on Aug. 30.