Fabric Tag

  • Object: Doll

    Object: Doll

    Oct 03, 2018

    This doll is a figure of a dancing woman wearing a stylized Hispanic dress. Dresses like these were typically worn in a traditional Mexican folk dance. Baile Folklórico is Spanish for “folk dance” and is the term for the various [...]

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  • Object: Blanket (Bris Blanket)

    Object: Blanket (Bris Blanket)

    Sep 27, 2018

    In the Jewish tradition, baby boys are circumcised on the eighth day after their birth, where the foreskin of the penis is cut. This baby blanket was used for the donor’s circumcision. It was donated as part of a set [...]

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  • Object: Sampler (Sampler Book)

    Object: Sampler (Sampler Book)

    Sep 25, 2018

    The origin of samplers dates back to the 16th century. When women saw a stitch or pattern they liked, they were stitched on a narrow band, so they had a way of saving them. By the 17th century, samplers became [...]

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