TITLE

A SPIN OF THE WHEEL

AUTHOR(S)
Ennis, Lynn Jones
PUB. DATE
October 1994
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Fall94, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on the women weavers at the Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. It offers a history of women who were dressed up with old fashioned clothes while weaving. The author relates her experience of visiting the Penland School of Crafts to witness the work of the contemporary artists, which left her a lot of questions rather than answers regarding the craft's history.
ACCESSION #
32459570

 

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