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Curtain-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a curtain stretcher where the parts can be disconnected and readily assembled to accommodate curtains of various types. It permits stretching without screwing curtains or disengaging them from the clamps. The patent includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 24, 1914
Creator: Hiegel, Eugene J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quilting-Frame

Description: Patent for a new type of quilting frame. The improved Quilting-Frame can be used with a standard sewing machine. The device allows a sewing machine to in seams.
Date: February 18, 1913
Creator: Cribbs, William D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Spinning and Weaving]

Description: Photograph of A woman demonstrating weaving to three young girls at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Other tent roofs and a large wooden structure are visible in the background.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Weaving Cloth]

Description: Photograph of a woman brushing a recently woven cloth. In the image, the unidentified woman sits along a back wall brushing a large patterned cloth with a weaving instrument in front of her. The Tennessee hill country can be seen through the open window beside her.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Cleaning brushes]

Description: Photograph of a woman cleaning weaving brushes. In the image, the unidentified woman is seated using the brushes to clean out any caught threads from the brush's bristles. Behind her is a collection of weaving instruments and fabrics.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Abilene High School

Description: Photograph of three women that appear to making a skirt. Two of the women are sitting and adjusting the fabric while the other woman is standing and holding the fabric at her waist. The standing woman has scissors in her left hand.
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Elongated, rectangular buckskin beaded Indian bag]

Description: Elongated, rectangular buckskin beaded Indian bag. Blue and white beads line all four edges. Directly next to the edge, but on the face of the purse is a row of green beads, four beads deep with a traditional Native American design using red, white and blue beads dividing the line of green beads. Purple and yellow quill work is in horizontal rows across the front of the purse. Yellow and beige decoration, believed to be made with porcupine quills, on front of purse. A string of yellow beads is used for the strap, and leather fringe is at bottom of purse.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Women at an outdoor quilting bee]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photo of women in the Powell Valley during the early 1940s in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Quilters have set-up a piece of fabric and are sewing on a drawn pattern during a quilting bee. One of the quilters is meeting the gaze of the camera. This is a 2 1/4 X 2 1/4 B&W negative.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Women quilting outdoors]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photo of women in the Powell Valley during the early 1940s in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Two women have set-up a piece of fabric on a wooden frame at a neighbor's house during a quilting bee. This is a 2 1/4 X 2 1/4 B&W negative.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Quilting Frame at an Outdoor Quilting Bee]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photo of a quilting frame which was built for a quilting bee. The quilting bee was held at a neighbor's house during the early 1940s in the Powell Valley, Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. This is a 2 1/4 X 2 1/4 B&W negative.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections