Acknowledgments

EYE ON ELEGANCE: EARLY QUILTS OF MARYLAND & VIRGINIA

The DAR Museum gratefully acknowledges support and assistance in many areas of planning this exhibition. Our first thanks go out to NSDAR President General Lynn Forney Young, Curator General Jennie Rehnberg, and the Executive Committee for their support of this project.

LENDERS TO THE EXHIBITION
Anonymous Lender; Barbara and Robert Butler; Debby Cooney; David and Linda Davidson; Montgomery County Historical Society; Catherine Sharoky; Virginia Vis.

IMAGES SHARED BY
Catherine Waring Barnes; Elizabeth Guevara; The Family of Eleanor Maynard; Theresa Mathais Michel; Louisa Eifrig Rauth; Deborah Hart Stock.

CONSERVATION
Newbold Richardson, Costume & Textile Specialists, and Virginia Vis; Mary Juillet-Paonessa and Susan Jerome.

EXHIBITION, WEBSITE AND CATALOG DESIGN
ASSEMBLE Patrick Rogan, Eric Gravley.
KROHN DESIGN Jeanne Krohn.

FABRICATION
PCI GRAPHICS

COLLEAGUES
Gary Albert, Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts; Gloria Seaman Allen; Linda Baumgarten and Kim Ivey, Colonial Williamsburg; Barbara Brackman; Joanna Church, Montgomery County Historical Society; Linda Eaton, Winterthur Museum; Tammy Hawbaker, Plains Indian and Pioneer Museum, Woodward Oklahoma; Ronda Harrell.

PHOTOGRAPHY FUNDING
Chicago Chapter and the Illinois State Society, NSDAR; The Mid-Atlantic Machine Quilters Guild.

QUILT PHOTOGRAPHY
QUICKSILVER PHOTOGRAPHERS Mark Gulezian

EXHIBITION PHOTOGRAPHY
Neil Greentree

CONSERVATION FUNDING
Maryland DAR: Special thanks to Linda Guest, Maryland DAR Museum State Chair, whose fundraising project for conservation of Maryland quilts made it possible to display many of these quilts. Maryland Daughters who contributed to conservation of Maryland quilts, under State Regencies of Ruann Newcomer George and Linda Corinne Mistier, are: Joanne Brown; Barbara L. Chesney; Robin Crosby; Bonnie Dybalski; Mary Freyer; Linda B. Guest; Sharon Greene Goetz; Rosalie Jacques; Jane Johnson; Carolyn Johnston; Martha Jones; Jan Gatton Kalmus; Anne Willson Grim McKown; Patricia Perry Moser; Jacqueline Ruffing; Diane Sanford; Jean H. Sutton; Carina Tornow; and Mary C. Walker. The following chapters also banded together to contribute to the project: Carrollton Manor, Commodore Joshua Barney-John Eager Howard, Frederick, Old Kent, Port Tobacco, and Toaping Castle.

CONSERVATION ALSO FUNDED BY
Massachusetts DAR; Beverly Birkmire; Julianne Hardy; Jacqueline Ruffing; Catherine Sharoky; Carroll Campbell Strickland; Gretchen Wurth; Chicago Chapter and the Illinois State Society, NSDAR; Frederick Chapter (MD); John Holmes Chapter (MN); Vineyard Trails Chapter (CA); Quilters Unlimited, Arlington.

RESEARCH ASSISTANCE
Jane Bunting; Suzanne Burrows; Gil House; Gail Munro; Cynthia Waring Shockley; Henry Thomas Waring.

NSDAR STAFF AND LEADERSHIP
DAR Museum Staff: Heidi Campbell-Shoaf, Museum Director, and: Elissa Blattman, Kristin Barr, Katie Cannon, Beverly Cihan, Maria Franco, Olive Graffam, Mandie Middleton, Anne Ruta, Patrick Sheary, Marilyn Sklar, Leo Sylvester, and volunteers Debby Cooney, Cricket Bauer Messman, Elyssa Reid, and Virginia Vis; and DAR colleagues Bren Landon, Amanda DeFrancesco, Courtney Peter, Edith Rianzares, Sandy Pollack, Henry Crespo, and Larry Walker and the entire Security staff.