New quilt exhibit and 'The History of Quilts' presentation scheduled at Sod House Museum
May 10, 2017
The Sod House Museum is offering a new quilt exhibit featuring 25 quilts from the late 19th through the early 20th centuries. By this time quilts were not only needed for mere warmth, but also for quilt makers to express their creativity. Quilting allowed women of the community to come together and socialize. Today, contemporary fabrics allow quilters to incorporate rich colors and still use the historical patterns that have been handed down for generations.
Martha Ray, retired director of historic homes for the Oklahoma Historical Society, will present a lecture entitled “The History of...