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Thursday, June 13, 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m.
Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, 75 Eastern Point Boulevard, Gloucester, Mass.
Beauport is filled with the colorful hooked rugs that Henry Sleeper collected throughout his lifetime. Tour the house to learn about Sleeper, view the numerous rugs in the collection, and hear how textile conservator Elsbeth Dijxhoorn tackled a rug conservation project.
Following the tour, join rug designer and instructor Happy DiFranza, who recently reproduced the “Magic Rug” at Beauport. She will share how to reproduce antique rug designs and answer your rug-hooking questions
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