Experience more than 40 historic quilts from the unparalleled Winterthur Collection of American antiques. American Quilts unfolds the stories within these textiles, which illustrate life in the early American republic (1760–1850). The women who made these quilts used their needlework skills to make political statements, celebrate marriages, and express religious faith, ultimately transforming an array of fabrics, both common and exotic, into extraordinary works of art. More