Useful Hours: Needlework and Painted Textiles from Southern California Collections

Photo courtesy Collection of Karin and Jonathan Fielding/Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Eunice Hooper "Sampler," 1790.
Friday June 7 2013 12:00 - 16:30

View the impressively intricate needlework of young women from the late 18th and early 19th centuries. See 29 wonderfully detailed artifacts of this understated craft including samplers, coats of arms, family trees, mourning pitcutres, pocketbooks and narrative textiles as examples of the women's craftsmanship during this rich period in American History. It’s a unique history lesson that's not to miss.


Venue name: Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
Address: 1151 Oxford Rd
Los Angeles

Opening hours: Mon, Wed-Fri 10:30am-4:30pm; Sat-Sun 10:30am-4:30pm. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, the Huntington observes summer hours and is open from 10:30am-4:30pm daily, except Tuesdays.
Price: $20-$23; seniors $15-$18; students $12-$13; children ages 5-11 $8; free under-5s. Free to all 1st Thu of month (advance tickets required: call 800-838-3006). Parking free.
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