The Museum of Contemporary Crafts held the exhibit "Stitching" September 23 through November 6, 1967 in New York, New York. "Stitching" was divided into three sections: historical examples of embroidery; contemporary work in embroidery done by children in Peru, Sweden, and the United States; and last the stitchery of international contemporary artists. They wished to contrast historical with contemporary examples in illustrating the scope of the art of embroidery. Here to the left is Hanging, Chinese, first half of the 19th century. Courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Gift of Mr. Fong Chow, 1959. (Center) Indian, 18th century. Cover (Chamba Ramal) white cotton embroidered in colored silks. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.