Collections Connection: Weaving with Jan Mostrom

In this recorded presentation, weaver Jan Mostrom and Vesterheim Collections Manager Jennifer Kovarik discuss rya coverlets and rutevev weaving from Vesterheim’s collection.

Jan Mostrom, from Chanhassen, Minnesota, has been a weaver for over 40 years, with a special interest in Scandinavian textiles. She teaches weaving and rug hooking throughout the Midwest and earned a Vesterheim Gold Medal in 1999. She is a longtime member of the Weavers Guild of Minnesota’s Scandinavian Weavers Study Group. Find out more about Jan and the classes she’s teaching at Vesterheim here.

Collection Connections is a series of Vesterheim-hosted conversations between the museum’s collections staff and folk-art school instructors. Highlighting the incredible folk-art collection at Vesterheim, these conversations are also opportunities for you to stay connected with your folk-art community. Each gathering will highlight a piece or two from the collection as explained, interpreted, and appreciated by a master folk artist.

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