Ruth Davis Design Gallery

Appliqué to Zardozi:
A Celebration Sampler

January 27-April 14, 2019

image of Appliqué and Zardozi

This exhibition is one of two celebrating the golden anniversary of the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection. Appliqué to Zardozi, in conjunction with One of A Kind Ahead of Her Time in the new Mecklenburg Textile Gallery, showcases the breadth and depth textile-making techniques found in our nationally-renown collection.

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