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 Resource Type: Physical Object
 Collection: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Two Flower Quilt Squares

Two Flower Quilt Squares

Date: 1974
Creator: unknown
Description: Example of two "Flower" quilt squares made by Angelita M. Campos. One is made of red velvet and a white polyester fabric with a crepe texture. The other is a purple polyester print and a light blue paisley polyester print fabric.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Leap Year Dance Nineteen And Twelve

Leap Year Dance Nineteen And Twelve

Date: 1912
Creator: unknown
Description: Dance card for "Leap Year Dance Nineteen and Twelve." The inner pages list different types of dances, such as waltz, two-step and three-step. The dances repeat and there are 25 total dances. A handwritten name is on the line next to each dance. There is a small pencil attached to the pamphlet.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Leap Year Dance Nineteen And Twelve

Leap Year Dance Nineteen And Twelve

Date: 1912
Creator: unknown
Description: Dance card for "Leap Year Dance Nineteen and Twelve." The inner pages list different types of dances, such as waltz, two-step and three-step. The dances repeat and there are 25 total dances. A handwritten name is on the line next to each dance. There is a small pencil attached to the pamphlet.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Colquitt Spoon

Colquitt Spoon

Date: 1847
Creator: unknown
Description: Actual spoon belonging to Alice M. Colquitt, wife of Robert K. Colquitt. They had a large ranch in Presidio County. "A.M. Colquitt" is engraved on the back of the handle. 1847 Roger Bros. 12 stamped on the back of the handle as well.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Wooden Cross]

[Wooden Cross]

Date: c. 1968
Creator: Wilson, John
Description: This cross is wooden and a generic shape except that the base widens to 4 cm from 1 cm at the top. One side has a dark line in the natural pattern of the wood. The accompanying card has a printed note, "This cross hand carved of oak from the original cowboy's hitching post or mens prayer tree, Bloy's Cowboy Camp Meeting" and has a handwritten note on the back: "8-18-68. Carved by John Wilson, Pyote, Texas 79777."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library