Message #225 Date: Wed, 26 Aug 1998 12:58:43 Subject: Carolyn O'Bagy Davis to Present Two Talks on September 1st [ AzTeC / SWA SASIG ] : From: Meli Duran firstname.lastname@example.org Carolyn O'Bagy Davis to Present Two Talks September 1st Carolyn O'Bagy Davis will be presenting two talks on September 1. The first, sponsored by Human Systems Researh, Inc., will be entitled "Hattie Cosgrove's Mimbres Archaeology in the American Southwest." The talk will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the Mesilla Park Recreation Center, in Las Cruces, at the corner of Linden Avenue and Bell Street. Human Systems Research is a nonprofit organization for archaeological research. The second talk will be entitled "Hopi Quilting: Stitched Traditions from an Ancient Community." The talk, also in Las Cruces, will be sponsored by Los Colcheros Quilt Guild on September 1 at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of the guild is to promote the art of quilting in the Mesilla Valley. Ms. Davis has an extensive background in guilting in the American west. She has written several books and presented lectureds on quilting in Kansas, Colorado, and Northern Arizona. Additionally, she has studied Hattie Cosgrove and the prehistoric Mimbres paintings. The quilts of Ida Chambers Melugin of Colorado, Hopi quilting, and the Hattie Cosgrove materials have resulted in museum exhibits. Both talks are free, open to the public, and refreshments will be served.