Industry and Virtue Joined
Written to accompany the museum's 2015 needlework exhibition, Industry and
Virtue Joined includes close-up, color photos of more than 140 Maine and New
Hampshire schoolgirl embroideries, along with biographical information about
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From the Elegant to the
With color photographs of more than 50 garments many never published before From the Elegant to the Everyday highlights the major fashion trends that affected men's and women's clothing styles from the mid-18th to the mid-20th centuries.
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I My Needle Ply With Skill
I My Needle Ply with Skill was written to accompany the Saco Museum exhibit of Maine schoolgirl needlework. This fascinating book includes color photos of, and information about, the more than one hundred Maine samplers in the exhibit.
Sumptuous fabrics, vibrant colors and textures, masses of elaborate trims - all are defining elements of fashionable Victorian women's clothing. Nineteenth-century designers had very definite ideas of what constituted beauty, and these concepts had a widespread impact on art and design. Embellishments in Victorian Fashion focuses on how nineteenth-century aesthetics influenced women's clothing design and construction. It features fifty garments from five institutions in Maine and New Hampshire.
"Down East," Monotype Guild of New England juried show
Reception and award presentation, Friday, September 15, 5:30-7:30
"Down East" features 50 monotypes and monoprints chosen by jurors Catherine Kerman and Josephine Graf from 115 works submitted by 84 artists. The Monotype Guild of New England is a nonprofit organization of contemporary artists creating unique impressions by working in the medium of monotypes and monoprints.
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