Colcha: Embroidered Expressions

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Colcha: Embroidered Expressions

Time: December 29, 2010 all day
Location: The Albuquerque Museum
Street: 2000 Mountain Road NW
City/Town: Albuquerque, NM
Website or Map: http://www.cabq.gov/museum
Phone: 505-243-7255
Event Type: history, exhibition
Organized By: Albuquerque Museum
Latest Activity: Dec 12, 2010

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Wednesday, December 29, 2010 through Sunday, March 13, 2011

Punch & Cookies Opening - Sunday, January 9, 2011, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This exhibition celebrates colcha embroidery, a technique that is traced back to 18th-century Hispanic settlers of the region and continues into the present day.

Organized by the Museums of New Mexico, New Mexico Farm and Ranch (NMFR) Museum; co-curated by NMFR volunteers Rita Hartley and Mary Pierce, supplemented by works from The Albuquerque Museum collection.

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