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Laurel Horton

Laurel Horton is an independent folklorist and internationally recognized textile scholar. A native of Kentucky, she holds an M.A. in folklore from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The principal author of Social Fabric: South Carolina's Traditional Quilts, she was curator of an exhibition of the same name at the University of South Carolina's McKissick Museum. Horton directed the South Carolina Quilt Project and has published more than thirty articles on quiltmaking traditions....See more