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Mounted photograph showing partial display of articles made by members of the Patchinsville Cornell …

Collection: Human Ecology Historical Photographs

Title: Mounted photograph showing partial display of articles made by members of the Patchinsville Cornell Study Club, which consisted entirely of farm families and met at the local school house. On the back of the photograph, it is noted that the first part of each meeting was devoted to leaflets, and was followed by work in sewing and the following crafts: ”reed and raffia basketry, hammered brass, book markers, Tenneriffe lace, Battenburg lace, bead work with loom and without, bead work on canvass, water colors (cards), drawn work, hemstitching, patching, workboxes and cases, buttonhomes, silk roses, paper flowers, tatting, portiers, cross stitching, stenciling, hardanger, work bags and button bags, etc., iron holders, bean bags, rag dolls, quilt blocks, articles made from handkerchiefs.” Each person was expected to complete one article at each meeting. Additional information is contained in a letter which accompanies the photo.

Collection #23-2-749, item PR-RC-02
Div. Rare & Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library

Persistent URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5w3p

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