Delaware Discoveries: Girlhood Embroidery, 1750-1850 at the Biggs Museum of American Art

  • Saturday, May. 19 - Sunday, Jul. 22, 2018
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Time: Tuesday – Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Sunday: 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
406 Federal St.
Dover, DE
  • Phone: 302-674-2111

The Biggs Museum will honor the upcoming publication of Delaware Discoveries: Girlhood Embroidery, 1750-1850, the definitive study of Delaware girlhood smaplers of the 18th and 19th centuries, with an exhibition of historic needlework. the exhibition will feature approximately 80 antique samplers and other forms of embroidery from all three counties of the state with a special emphasis on debuting the work of little-known schools of needlework instruction. It will also be accompanied by a national symposium, public workshops and a book signing.