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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Description: Attendees look at displays of hand-loomed placemats and table cloths at Farm and Home Week at the University of Wisconsin. They include, left to right, Mrs...
Date: 1800 ca.
Description: Needlework scene on silk worked in colored silk thread using running and crewel stitches. The hands and faces of the figures are watercolor on paper. Sce...
Description: Eight Native American men pose around the two-story stucco sided Pueblo Home. They are all wearing traditional dress, with four wearing headdresses, and on...
Description: A sampler made in Ohio in 1850 with the alphabet in both upper and lower case stitched on it.
Description: A Menominee village as depicted by Francois, Comte de Castelnau, a French naturalist and diplomat who visited Green Bay area about 1838. The detailed, hand...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of a woman weaving at a loom in the weaving room of the Berry School, which opened in 1902. Blankets are hanging near the ceiling.
Description: Mary Jean Stoddard demonstrates the art of weaving at the UW Farm and Home Exhibit. Watching her work (left to right) are Mrs. Theodore Herwig (North Freed...
Description: Mary Paulick sits on the floor while working on a large braided rug.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Woman weaving a basket while sitting beneath a wigwam type shelter attached to the side of a wood and bark frame structure.
Description: Winners of the Wisconsin "Make It Yourself with Wool" contest are shown with their work. At left is Kay Lyon, junior winner (ages 14 - 17); on the right is...
Description: A Native American boy and girl pose standing in front of a tipi on a hill by a lake. The tipi is covered with a fringed blanket.
Description: Film still of interior scene, exotic atmosphere, with actor and group of actresses, all in Indian costume with turban.
Description: Aaron Bohrod posing with wallpaper he designed using State Historical Society of Wisconsin Museum objects as subject matter.
Description: View of a woman weaving with a loom as an exhibit at the Farmer's Museum, which opened in 1944. There is another loom behind her.
Description: Anna Runstrom and her granddaughter, Erica Leigh Runstrom, demonstrate her spinning wheel at the East Side Businessman's hobby show. Erica is wearing a Swe...
Description: Kate Schultz is shown with a sport coat she made for her husband from fabric that she wove. She also hooked the rug at her feet, upholstered the chair she...
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