Celebrating the 1718 Silk Patchwork Coverlet

April 15, 2018 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The American Museum is proud to display the oldest known, and date inscribed, patchwork coverlet in Britain.
Made in 1718, long before the United States existed, the coverlet will be joining the Museum’s own world renowned textile collection this year to celebrate the coverlets 300 birthday.

A weekend of celebrating the very best in local quilting, come and share the passion of quilters from around the region and get hands on with family activities.

The coverlet will be on display during normal opening hours from 10th April until 29th July.