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[Postcard for A Chest of "Purls", a Fibers Art Exhibition at the Carver Gallery.]

Description: Postcard for the opening exhibition of A Chest of "Purls", a fiber arts show at the Carver Gallery in the Carver Community Cultural Center. The show featured the work of Nettie Jackson Bellinger, Gloria Bryant, Beverly Ann Dudley, and Harriet Kelly. The postcard was sent to Mr and Mrs. C. T. Harris.
Date: September 1990
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Sirkku Rodriguez Doing a Pirta Ribbon Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Sirkku Rodriguez doing a pirta ribbon demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting in a chair, pulling yarn through a wooden contraption made of vertical dowels that separate the yarn out in several different strands. She is weaving the strands to make a ribbon. A few finished ribbons are hanging on the left side of the booth where one festival visitor is partially visible.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Needlework and Craft Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Polish needlework and craft booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the booth is decorated with two wooden models dressed in traditional Polish clothing. A woman leans over a shelf holding various Polish historical items, wearing a sleeveless shirt and white shorts.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Quilting Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a quilting demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, members of the Kashmere Senior Center sew on a large quilt with many different fabrics and colors. The two women work on the quilt on the Houston African American Communities area.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alamo Bobbin Lacers Making Lace]

Description: Photograph of Sue Daeschner, of the Alamo Bobbin Lacers, making lace at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting on the right in the foreground with a large round cushion on the table in front of her. The piece that she is working on is attached to the cushion. She is using several bobbins to make the design, about 25 or so, each loaded with purple string. They are roughly the size and shape of pencils. The string from each bobbin has already been worked into the lace, and she is crossing them over one another to carefully weave the intricate design. To the left of Daeschner, another woman, Col. Lois MacTaggart (US Army, Ret.), is also making bobbin lace. In the left foreground, some finished pieces on display are partially visible.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Goodie Di Raddo Making a Basket]

Description: Photograph of Goodie Di Raddo making a basket at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is standing up, working on a basket she is holding near her waist. She is wearing glasses and a pioneer dress, with an apron and bonnet.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Group of Women Quilting]

Description: Photograph of quilters from Voca, Texas at the Texas Folklife Festival. A group of six women are sitting around a quilt that is stretched out between two wood planks. The quilt is unfinished and each woman is working on a different part of it. Behind them in the background, two women are holding up a finished quilt with a large eight-point star in the center. The star is made up of many small orange, yellow, and brown diamond shapes. The quilt has a brown border.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Johnny Neal and Rowdy Pate Making Rope]

Description: Photograph of Johnny Neal, and Rowdy Pate making rope at the Texas Folklife Festival. Pate is on the right, tying off the rope on a spinning contraption that Neal, standing to the left, is holding. Both men are wearing cowboy hats and button up shirts. Pate is also wearing a dark-colored vest and glasses.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Patsy Anderson Making Bobbin Lace]

Description: Photograph of Patsy Anderson making bobbin lace at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting down with a cushion in her lap. The piece that she is working on is attached to the cushion. She is using several bobbins to make the design, about 25 or so, each loaded with string. They are roughly the size and shape of pencils. The string from each bobbin has already been worked into the lace, and she is crossing them over one another to carefully weave the intricate design. Another woman making bobbin lace is sitting to the left of her.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Three People Spinning Rope]

Description: Photograph of Johnny Neal, Agnes Neal, and Rowdy Pate making rope at the Texas Folklife Festival. The rope is strung between two vices, one attached to a pole on the right and one that Johnny Neal is holding on the left. On the right, Rowdy Pate is trying to untie a knot in one of the ropes. Agnes is standing in the middle, assisting him.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Fiber Designers Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Fiber Designers Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A table covered in quilts displays several handmade dolls. A woman sitting behind the table smiles at the photographer as she creates a piece of artwork.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Silk Screening at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the a volunteer teaching silk screening at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The volunteer stands behind a small table wearing an apron covered with ink. A woman and a man examine the prints created from the silk-screening process.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Theresa Sueltenfuss Demonstrating Tatting]

Description: Photograph of Theresa Sueltenfuss in the Kendall County Community Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Theresa is sitting in a folding chair, tatting a small project in her lap. She wears a checkered dress with a button, namecard, and ribbon attached to the right collar.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Good Friday Kneeler]

Description: Photograph of a Good Friday Kneeler given by Todd Bradford Willis to the First United Methodist Church in Waco in honor of Hester Beck Willis and John Todd Willis, Jr. A rendering of a bleeding lamb occupies the center of the kneeler. The lamb is bleeding into a golden chalice beneath it. To the left, a green snake encircles a wooden cross, and to the right a rooster crows as the sun comes up.
Date: 1984
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Crochet Display at Texas Wendish Heritage Society Booth]

Description: Photograph of the crochet display in the Texas Wendish Heritage Society Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A woman behind the booth is wearing a matching bonnet and shawl over a white blouse and a long floral skirt. The table in front of her contains an assortment of crocheted items including hats, mittens, and flowers.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections