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  • Lion and Beavers Hooked Rug [Object]

    The presence of beavers in the pattern of this rug denotes Canadian influence as does the variety of fabrics used. The animals and flowers, however, are hooked in a raised...

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  • Miss Porter’s Quilt [Object]

    Pieced blocks (4 ½" wide) with small eight-pointed stars alternate with plain white or patterned brown squares. Some of the plain squares and stars are decorated with embroidery. An...

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  • Indian Birdstone [Object]

    This beautiful, abstract, object is one of the oldest items in the Museum’s collection. It was made around 3,000 years ago, using the ‘peck and grind’ system. The stone was...

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  • Indian Birdstone [Object]

    This beautiful, abstract, object is one of the oldest items in the Museum’s collection. It was made around 3,000 years ago, using the ‘peck and grind’ system. The stone was...

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  • Hannah Taylor Sampler [Object]

    Samplers were made by young girls learning to sew different embroidery stitches. Proud parents would display them in the parlour to show that they were wealthy enough to send their...

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