Sunday, Dec 2, 2012
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Shown is one of nine quilts from the Texas Department of Agriculture collection that will be on display at the Quilt Exhibit this Saturday at the Community Center. This quilt, Legendary Ranches of Texas, depicts the ranching heritage of the state.

Quilt Exhibit Saturday, Nov. 3

Published Nov. 1, 2012 @ 8:15 a.m.

The Texas Department of Agriculture quilt collection along with vintage quilts from the Garza County Historical Museum collection will be on exhibit Saturday, November 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Post Community Center.  The exhibit is open to the public.  There is no admission fee.

The TDA collection will include 9 theme quilts including Common Threads of Texas paying homage to agriculture by depicting farm and ranch life in the state and the Texas Blooming Floral quilt celebrating the beauty and color Texas plants.

Quilts on display from the Garza County Museum give us a glimpse of the history of this area showcasing “friendship” quilts and quilts representing intricate handwork.

The event is sponsored by the Caprock Cultural Association.  Call 806-495-4148 for more information.

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