Major Collections


The Kathryn Wilson Berenson Collection of French Quilts

The Kathryn Wilson Berenson Collection of French Quilts

To view quilts from the Berenson collection go to Search the Collections, scroll down to the IQSC Collection field and select "Kathryn Wilson Berenson Collection" from the drop-down box.

The Kathryn Wilson Berenson Collection of French Quilts and Textiles is a rare and unusual group of 18th and 19th century whitework, silk and printed cotton quilts.Berenson, author of the book titled Quilts of Provence, is widely considered the American expert on historic French quilts and textiles. Many of the pieces featured in her book are now housed at the IQSC.