From Uncoverings 1999, Volume 20 of the Research Papers of the American Quilt Study Group


By: Gunn, Virginia

Virginia Gunn, the editor of Uncoverings, has a M.S. in clothing and textiles and a Ph.D. in history. She is a professor and the director of graduate studies for the School of Family and Consumer Sci­ences at the University of Akron in Ohio. Her research focuses on women's history and on nineteenth-century American textiles, cos­tume, and decorative arts.