Field Trip to McCarl Coverlet Gallery, Fred Rogers Center

When:
October 19, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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Where:
St. Vincent College
300 Fraser Purchase Rd
Latrobe, PA 15650
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Barb Kubala

The McCarl Coverlet collection is comprised of over 724 “figured and “fancy jacquard” woven bed covers. The bulk of the collection originated in Pennsylvania and neighboring states from 1820 – 1860. The gallery houses over 100 different pieces of textile and weaving equipment. Carpooling will be organized with departures from sites convenient to the drivers and passengers. Arrival at the museum is scheduled for 2:00 pm. To sign up for carpools contact Barbara Kubala at hangarounds@verizon.net by Oct 16. If members want to have lunch before the museum tour there is an active art center in Latrobe featuring a café and regional art work on display.