Textile Talks: One Hundred Good Wishes Quilts: Expressions of Cross-Cultural Communication (International Quilt Museum)

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2-3pm EDT (GMT/UTC -4)

The Kainz family with their 100 Good Wishes Quilt.

The Kainz family with their 100 Good Wishes Quilt.

In this Textile Talk, Marin Hanson, curator of international collections at the International Quilt Museum discusses the early 21st-century phenomenon of “One Hundred Good Wishes Quilts,” quilts made by American families to commemorate their adoption of a Chinese child. Hanson’s doctoral research focused on crosscultural quiltmaking practices, with particular emphasis on China and the United States and more specifically, quilts made for Chinese adoptees.

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