List of Objects in the exhibit,
WOMEN'S WORK: NEEDLEWORK AND BOOKS INSPIRED BY IT
Poetry by Anna Reckin, photographs and bookwork by Paulette Myers-Rich.
Book artist, Harriet Bart. 2001.
American Dressmaking Step by Step.
Lydia Trattles Coates.
Embroidery Stitches: Part 1.
Mary Brooks Picken.
Darning Sampler, 1792
Stiletto and petticoat edging, 19th century.
Photo of August B. Mueller needlework store, 191 East Seventh, St. Paul, 1885.
Hmong woman's belt, ca. 1975.
Wool floral embroidery pocket, accessory to a Swedish festival costume, ca. 1880.
Knits & Crochet
Crocheted bib, ca. 1890.
Knit lace-edging, ca. 1875.
Knit lace edging for pillowslips, 1884.
Crocheted and silk lined dress.
Made for Children
Christening bonnet, 1906.
Child's embroidered sunbonnet, ca. 1880.
Handsewn bodice with piped seams and appliquéd braid trim, 1865.
Infant's under waist, 1850s.
Embroidery stamps, 19th century.
Sewing bird, 1850-1875.
Two felt needle cases in Sunbonnet Sue variations, ca. 1900.
Thimble and leather case, chestnut shaped pincushion, embroidery scissors, 19th century.
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