Lunchbox Talk: Stitching Time

Thu, 31 Mar

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Dubbo

Lunchbox Talk: Stitching Time

Join Kent Buchanan as he examines the range of textiles in the WPCC Collection.

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Time & Location

31 Mar, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm AEDT

Dubbo, 76 Wingewarra St, Dubbo NSW 2830, Australia

About the Event

Textiles can tell us intimate stories about the hidden, domestic lives of the past. So often connected to coming of age, marriage and the body, textile collections are some of the most illustrative of Women’s history. These collections can tell us much of the hopes and realities of women’s lives lived and remain a tangible connection to practical and creative lives of women.

Join Kent Buchanan as he examines the range of textiles in the WPCC Collection.

A light lunch will be available.

Image: Susannah Gibbs, detail of patchwork quilt, c1855, various fabrics, 259 x 228cm, collection Western Plains Cultural Centre, donated by Irene Kilfoyle.

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