Textile Tag

  • Object: Field Sack

    Object: Field Sack

    Sep 25, 2018

    Mina Mae Duderstadt (1914-2008) used this field sack for picking cotton while she was a young woman living and working on a farm with her family in Eckert, which is near Runge, TX. On May 6, 1930 the great tornado [...]

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  • Object: Kroj (Woman’s Kroj costume)

    Object: Kroj (Woman’s Kroj costume)

    Sep 25, 2018

    Map via: Google maps This Kroj costume consists of a head piece, vest, blouse, collar, apron, sash, petticoats and boots. The donor of this particular example purchased the costume in the village of Hluk (near the town of Uhersky Brod, [...]

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  • Object: Loom (Back-strap Loom)

    Object: Loom (Back-strap Loom)

    Sep 25, 2018

    Photo via: WDICT Weaving has been a valuable art practiced around the world for thousands of years, across many cultures. Although now widely replaced with mass production textile factories, the art of weaving has played a significant role in shaping [...]

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