Stuff I've Written: Jane Austen & her Era

Costume images in my paper about the Gothic movement's influence in America Last fall (2019), I gave a lecture at the Jane Austen Society of North America's Annual General Meeting in Williamsburg, Virginia. The theme of the year was Northanger Abbey, Austen's parody of the Gothic novel. I talked about how the Gothic revival, and…

Stuff I've Written and Curated: Quilts

Eye on Elegance: Early Quilts of Maryland and Virginia (2014) was my largest quilt exhibition to date, with I believe about 34 quilts on view at any given time--three quilts went off exhibit halfway through and were replaced by very similar quilts by the same quilters, and several more which couldn't fit in the exhibition…