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CANCELED: “Quilt Health” with Marsha MacDowell

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Presented by McKissick Museum at McKissick Museum, Columbia SC

Apr 02 2020
CANCELED: “Quilt Health” with Marsha MacDowell

Dr. MacDowell’s presentation will explore the long historical connection between textiles and health and its continued and ever growing importance in contemporary society.

Name an illness, medical condition, or disease and you will find quiltmaking associated with it. From Alzheimer’s to Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Lou Gehrig’s Disease to Crigler-Najjar Syndrome, and for nearly every form of cancer, millions of quilts have been made in support of personal well-being, health education, patient advocacy, memorialization of victims, and fundraising. Dr. MacDowell’s presentation will explore the long historical connection between textiles and health and its

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