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35274
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An overview of Blowing Rock Craft Fair, which hosted a wide array of folk artisans. The author described the setting and some of the participants.
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35615
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While traveling in Transylvania, Romania, the author took note of the various epitaphs and pictures that were present on tombstones.
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35828
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Passed down from generations, Ms. Watson has made hundreds of bedspreads over her lifetime. The particular knots and materials used are included.
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36328
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South Carolina face vessels are wheel thrown jugs with human features applied by hand. Originating from enslaved Africans, the tradition grew to be produced by European-American potters.
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36383
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The Farmer-James collection of quilts was a traveling exhibit from January 20-March 14, 2003. It included 37 quilts ranging from Civil War era to the mid-twentieth century. It showcases the difference between folkloristic and artistic treatments of quilt making traditions.
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37613
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Works of art produced by the Quilt Trail Project are partly utilitarian; within these decorative squares are stories of people from a region. Six Western North Carolina counties host over two hundred quilt blocks whose stories reflect the history of towns as well as individuals. Examples include a block of an open door, which hangs in a Burnsville bank. The bank’s significance lie in being the only one to stay open in that area during the Great Depression.