Antique Quilt Trunk Shows

Ancient Ways, Modern Days Trunk Show

Ancient Ways, Modern Days Trunk Show

Get the best of both with this trunk show with 19th century antique quilts and contemporary quilts using ancient techniques. Contemporary quilts are made by award winning artists Kay and Lori Lee Triplett.

Birds of a Feather Trunk Show

Birds of a Feather Trunk Show

Learn about the different birds used in textiles and quilt patterns as well as the symbolism and meaning of birds. A wide variety of birds will be presented through the antique quilts of the Poos Collection.

Celebrating the Blues: Africa to America Trunk Show

Celebrating the Blues: Africa to America Trunk Show

Explore Africa’s use of indigo and the impact on America dyeing and fabric. Examine indigo textiles and quilts from multiple continents and 4 centuries.

Exploring the Poos Collection Trunk Show

Exploring the Poos Collection Trunk Show

Learn the origins of the Poos Collection, one of the largest privately held collections in the world. This trunk show presents a variety of different antique and contemporary quilts as well as textiles from around the world.

Fabric Detective: The Case of the 200 Year Old Chintz Birds Trunk Show

Fabric Detective: The Case of the 200 Year Old Chintz Birds Trunk Show

Help the Fabric Detective Maude Bannister examine details of the crime through antique fabric and quilts. Research together to solve the case of chintz birds, but don’t be confused by red herrings or “criminals” hiding in the textiles.

Fabric Detective: The Case of the Chintz Columns and Calico Cloth Trunk Show

Fabric Detective: The Case of the Chintz Columns and Calico Cloth

The Fabric Detective is at it again and Maude Bannister needs your help to solve the case. Together you’ll examine the history of Chintz using 19th century antique fabric and quilts.

Pieces of the Prairie Trunk Show

Pieces of the Prairie Trunk Show

Travel back in time with Esther, a pioneer woman, to hear her tales about her fellow pioneers and quilters. She will bring all 19th century antique quilts that reflect the prairie lifestyle.

Red and Green Quilts for Christmas…Not!

Red and Green Quilts for Christmas…Not!

Explore some of the red and green quilts in the Poos Collection and learn about the history of Turkey Red dye. All the antique quilts featured are from the 19th century, when Turkey red was at its zenith.

Starstruck Trunk Show

Starstruck Trunk Show

One of the most popular patterns in the 19th century, this trunk show lets you explore many different star pattern quilts in the Poos Collection, including: Star of Bethlehem, Diamonds between Stars, Chintz Stars and more.

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