The Shaw House, Palustris Fest, Mar. 24
A Stitch in Time: 19th Century Needlework Exhibit
Shaw House, Southern Pines
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
$2 Donation Admission Charge
Authentic 19th century needlework will be exhibited at the historic Shaw House property on Saturday, March 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as the Moore County Historical Association’s participation in the Palustris Festival.
The Festival is in its third year as an area-wide celebration of the arts and culture of the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, and Aberdeen area.
The Shaw House at the corner of Morganton Road and Bennett Street in Southern Pines is an 1820s dwelling and headquarters of the MCHA. Also during the Palustris Festival 2012, tours will be given of the Shaw House property from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, March 20 through the 22nd but will be closed on Friday, March 23 to prepare for the exhibit on Saturday.
The needlework exhibit will be on display throughout the houses on Saturday, March 24, including the Sanders Cabin and the Garner House, 18th century dwellings from northern Moore County located at the back of the Shaw House property. The display includes vintage quilts, samplers, clothing and needlework tools such as gold and silver thimbles, thimble cases and wooden darners.
All of these articles will be on loan from private collections for this one day only.
Moore County Historical Association
The Moore County Historical Association is a non-profit organization
dedicated to collecting, preserving, and sharing the rich historical
legacy of the people, towns, and surrounding areas in Moore County,
North Carolina. For more information, visit www.moorehistory.com or join us on Facebook
Offices are located at the Historic Shaw
Pines. Open Tuesday through Friday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.