Browse Items (12 total)

  • Collection: Clothing / Sewing

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This loom in the video was made 200 years ago and used in Louisiana associated with Louisiana French history. The loom seen here were generally used outside or in a barn and is also made of sugar cane reeds…

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The loom began being used in the 1800s, and the corn cob sewing tool was used in conjunction with it. The tool in the video was used as the women would load their corncobs with thread of all the same color using a special tool. When they warp the…

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Made by Edmonia Primeaux Lacassire (1886 - 1967) in the early 1960s
Born near Bayou Lacassire but moved to Lake Arthur, La

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A doll's dress sewn by the contributor's great grandmother.

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A doll's dress sewn by the contributor's great grandmother.

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A doll's dress sewn by the contributor's great grandmother.

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A doll's bonnet sewn by the contributor's great grandmother.

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Scan of an advertisement for gentlemen's clothes

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Scan of a newspaper article