Women’s History Exhibition -Rose Pero & The Cross Country Weavers Guild

Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/06/2021
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location
Little Loomhouse

Category(ies)


The Little Loomhouse presents our annual Women’s History Exhibit

Rose Pero & The Cross Country Weavers 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From the collection of Rose Pero, a first public glance at some of these weaving projects dating 1960 through 1971. The Cross Country Weavers Guild  was founded to act as a study group, so each member could develop their own knowledge, ability, and accrue a collection of samples. Members attended national weaving symposiums and participated in an annual  traveling exhibition. Projects included 3-harness weaving (’60-’61), crackle weave (’61-’62), Huck (’62-’63), 8-harness weaving (’63-’64), double weave (’64-’65), undulating weft (’65-’66), surface interest (’66-’67), black & white shadow weave (’67-’68), surface interest revisited (’68-’69), point threading drafts (’69-’70), and point threading drafts for intended use (’70-71′).

Exhibition runs March 6- April (end date TBA)

Gallery Hrs: Tues – Fri 10 am -3 pm & Sat 11 am – 4 pm

Opening Reception, free and open to the public, Saturday, March 6, 2-4pm The Opening Reception will be held social distanced. Capacity inside the galleries will be limited to 5 persons at a time. Masks are required for entry.

This year’s Women’s History Exhibition is curated by Frances Millar. Millar joined the Loomhouse team this summer as an Archives Intern. She completed her first year of general classes at Bryn Mawr College.  She brings her experience of working with non-profit organizations, having volunteered in several different positions at The Speed Art Museum, including art instructor, teen docent, camp assistant, at KMAC as an assistant camp teacher, and as Vice President of Dupont Manual’s Knitting Club.  Ms. Millar has a special interest in archival preservation and textile patterns.