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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
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: 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: 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...
Description: A sampler made in Ohio in 1850 with the alphabet in both upper and lower case stitched on it.
Description: Jimmy Demetral poses with an ancient Chinese screen at his shop, Gulesserian's, on State Street in Madison. He bought the screen, said to be over three-hun...
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: A Menominee village as depicted by Francois, Comte de Castelnau, a French naturalist and diplomat who visited the Green Bay area about 1838. The detailed,...
Description: Film still of interior scene, exotic atmosphere, with actor and group of actresses, all in Indian costume with turban.
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.
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: 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: date unknown
Description: Aaron Bohrod posing with wallpaper he designed using State Historical Society of Wisconsin Museum objects as subject matter.
Description: Women of the Hafezi family making bread with ingredients supplied by United States aid to Iran. One of the women weaves a basket.
Description: Barbara Blaedel, Sylvia Graf, and Mary Woelfel wear hats they designed and made and will model at the University League brunch and program.
Description: Two Native American children, a girl and a boy, standing in front of a small teepee with a blanket draped over part of it.
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