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Museum exhibit tells the story of the Civil War through quilts

STITCHING HISTORY: In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the American Textile History Museum  in Lowell presents “Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the Civil War,” through Nov. 25. 

An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the museum tells America’s story through the art, history, and science of textiles. The Civil War traveling exhibition is presented by guest curators Madelyn Shaw  and Lynne Zacek Bassett

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