Liana Kathleen Glew, PhD


Stitching Time: Women and Fiber Art in Psychiatric History

March 25, 2022

Sewing, weaving, knitting, crochet, and needlework can all be soothing, expressive, and communal. How did women patients in psychiatric history harness the therapeutic and political potential of fiber art? What can we learn about life in psychiatric institutions from their work?