Pictorial Quilt

Pictorial Quilt, circa 1840. Cotton, cotton thread, 67 3/4 x 85 1/2 in. (172.1 x 217.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Franklin Chace, 44.173.1. Brooklyn Museum photograph. Photo by Gavin Ashworth, 2012

Sensory Tour: “Workt by Hand”: Hidden Labor and Historical Quilts

Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Join us for an inclusive tour designed for individuals who are blind or partially sighted and curious adults interested in experiencing art beyond sight. Explore the exhibition "Workt by Hand": Hidden Labor and Historical Quilts through rich verbal descriptions, small tastes, and tactile experiences. Tour is free with Museum admission, but reservations are requested at