Historical society exhibiting antique quilts

The New Milford Historical Society is presenting a quilt exhibit, "Pieces of Our Past," through Sept. 27.

The exhibit showcases 46 antique and vintage quilts from the society's collection, dating from 1800 through 1940, as well as a number of early doll beds, cradles, quilting frames and a select grouping of handmade shirred, hooked and braided rugs.

Modern miniature quilts, antique pin cushions and rug hooking tools round out the display.

The historical society, located at 6 Aspetuck Ave., is open for tours Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, call 860-354-3069 or visit www.nmhistorical.org.