Save up to 20% on the price of your tickets! It's easy... Become a member today! If you are already a member, log in to access your member rate. Lunchtime with a Curator: Decorative Arts Design Series Embroidered Gardens: 17th- and 18th-Century English and American Textiles Afternoon Course Monday, February 14, 2022 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET Add to calendar iCalendar Gmail Yahoo Mail Outlook Outlook.com Code: 1K0206 Select Your Tickets Login $20 - Member 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 $25 - Non-Member Resize text Crewelwork curtain, English, ca. 1720 (Michael Fredericks/Cora Ginsburg LLC) Save when you purchase the Lunchtime with a Curator winter series! Join curator Elizabeth Lay, a regular lecturer on the topics of fashion, textiles, and American furniture, for an image-rich lunchtime lecture series focusing on decorative arts and design topics. Session Information Embroidered Gardens: 17th- and 18th-Century English and American Textiles Throughout the 17th and 18th centuries the use of floral motifs, whether inspired by indigenous or newly introduced species, dominated patterns in both domestic and professional embroidery in England and the American colonies. Titi Halle, director of the Cora Ginsburg Gallery, which specializes in fine and rare costume and antique textiles, discusses the creative designs and techniques that made these embroideries for furnishings and dress so distinctive. She offers examples through both images and live presentations of pieces currently in the gallery’s collection. Additional Sessions February 28: The White House’s Official China March 14: Tiffany Glass from the Neustadt Collection Patron Information If you register multiple individuals, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses so they can receive a Zoom link email. Please note that if there is a change in program schedule or a cancellation, we will notify you via email, and it will be your responsibility to notify other registrants in your group. Unless otherwise noted, registration for streaming programs typically closes two hours prior to the start time on the date of the program. Once registered, patrons should receive an automatic email confirmation from CustomerService@SmithsonianAssociates.org. Separate Zoom link information will be emailed closer to the date of the program. If you do not receive your Zoom link information 24 hours prior to the start of the program, please email Customer Service for assistance. View Common FAQs about our Streaming Programs on Zoom. This program is part of ourSmithsonian Associates Streaming series.