Sunday, 9 May 2010

Quilts ... cont

I thought the Quilts exhibition was fantastic! As we went on a Saturday afternoon, it was rather busy - but not so much that we couldn't have a good look at the exhibits. I was amazed at the vibrant colours of the quilts made in the 18th and 19th centuries. There was also a modern quilt by Tracey Emin and another made by the inmates of HMP Wandsworth in 2009.
Of course I couldn't resist picking up some (over priced - but this is the V&A!) fat quarters with prints taken from quilts made in the mid 19th century.
We then headed to the lovely cafe (the first museum cafe in the world!) for tea and cake before heading home.

3 comments:

A Country Girl said...

I would love to get to that exhibition, it sounds so interesting.

Sue said...

Ooh, my mum's going to this exhibition. I'm really hoping she'll bring me back some of those fat quarters.

I shall now have a good nose around your lovely looking blog :o)

Sue x

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