McCall's Role in the Early Twentieth-Century Quilt Revival


From Uncoverings 2010, Volume 31 of the Research Papers of the American Quilt Study Group


By: Gunn, Virginia

Virginia Gunn is professor of clothing, textiles, and interiors in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Akron in Ohio. She teaches courses on the history of costume and fashion, the history of interior design, and material-culture studies. She reaches additional students through the International Quilt Study Center's distance learning program. Gunn holds a bachelor's degree in home economics education from Kansas State University, a master's degree in applied art from Syracuse University, and a doctorate in history from the University of Akron. A past president and board member of the American Quilt Study Group, she edit­ed Uncoverings from 1994 to 2003. A frequent contributor to Uncoverings, her publications focus on quilts, coverlets, and women's history.