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Arts & Entertainment - March 8, 2013

Material world

With fleece, quilts and spinning wheels, exhibit traces the history of textile production in America

by Rebecca Wallace

Penny Hassett was born to work on this exhibit. After all, her name is Penelope, just like the great weaver in Homer's legend, who wove and wove while waiting for Odysseus to come home.

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