Quilts in Reverse

Past Exhibit
Start Date:
July 19, 2022
End Date:
September 17, 2022

The front of a quilt gets all the glory, but often the backs have stories to tell as well. Quilt backs can show how the quilt was assembled, some backs include extra squares that weren’t needed for the front, or sometimes there is no back and it’s a double-sided quilt!

This mini-exhibit highlights 6 quilts from the Virginia Quilt Museum’s permanent collection that have interesting backs.

Come see the other side of quilting.

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Back of Log Cabin Crib Quilt, circa 1880 made by Dianna Young Richards and donated by Patsy Ann Thomas, 2016.006.005.
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