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The Social World of Women

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The Social World of Women


From quilt-making and sewing circles, to Tupperware parties, book clubs, and Sex and the City, women have interacted and gathered together for work or play. Listen in as Sarah Leavitt discusses the social aspects of womanhood and provides examples of how women have influenced our culture.

Presented in celebration of the exhibition:
Quilts: A Patchwork History
June 30, 2007 through March 23, 2008
Representing nearly a century of quilt making, the pieces in this gallery attest to the power of quilts to be many things - art, technical masterpiece, family legacy, and an expression of personal history.

Thanks to our sponsors: Vosges Haut-Chocolat, International Wine Brands, San Pellegrino, and Galleria Liquors.


Recorded Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at Chicago History Museum.

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