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Exposition for Handicraft Medal, Jeton, Russia

National Museum of American History
Russia 1898

Exposition for Handicraft medal

Obverse Inscription: ВЪ ПАМЯТЬ ХУДОЖЕСТВЕННО - РЕМ. И КУСТАР. ВЫСТАВКИ. СТ. ПЕТЕРБУРГЪ ("Commemorating artistic craftsmen and artisans - St. Petersburg Exhibition")

Reverse Inscription: (None)

Armenian embroidery "Folk handicraft" purse; Denison House, Boston,

National Museum of American History
Armenian embroidery "Folk handicraft" purse; Denison House, Boston. A drawstring bag with Armenian Marash Embroidery, four Armenian needlelace flowers (oya) two on bottom and one one each side, drawstring crocheted, worked by Armenian women at Denison House in Boston, MA.

With the purse is an Ink-inscribed paper note: worked by Armenian women at Denison House, Boston Mass.

Printed and inked paper label: Printed - "Per Pane e Macere" arched over a printed shell./ THE FOLK HANDICRAFTS / Denison House / 93 Tyler St. , Boston, Mass / D / No. (Inked: G - 7050 / Price (Inked: 4.75).

Paper price tag Inked - (/) 7050 / 4.75

Denison House was a settlement house run by women, founded in 1892 as part of the College Settlements Associaiton, a Wellesley College alumni-based group. It was modelled on Jane Addams Hull House, to provide social services and education to local residents, mostly poor, and mostly recent immigrants. An exhibition of handicraft made at Denison House, exhibited at the Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art in 1917, included "the work of Italian, Syrian, Greek and Armenian craftsmen and craftswomen, in silver, leather, linen, silk embroideries, etc., from old designs copied in part from treasure pieces in palaces, museums and private collections in Europe and America." (cited in Wikipedia)

Chippewa implements and materials used in women's handicraft

National Anthropological Archives
Submitted by Frances Densmore.

Black and white original glass negative

Bulletin 86 Bureau of American Ethnology - Chippewa Customs - Plate 9-a.

Greek embroidery "Folk handicraft" purse; Denison House, Lowell, Mass. branch

National Museum of American History
Greek embroidery "Folk handicraft" purse; Denison House, Lowell, Mass. branch. A drawstring purse, three sections of plain weave linen, joined by faggoting, top and bottom ecru, middle peach with Greek embroidery in shades of rust and ecru, bottom section has some Greek embroidery and is folded to come to a point with a 7" tassel, top section has four buttonholes, rust color, for twisted cord drawstring, purse is completely lined. It is finished with buttonhole stitching around top, and embroidery over side seam. Worked by Greek women in the Lowell, MA. Branch of Denison House.

Denison House was a settlement house run by women, founded in 1892 as part of the College Settlements Associaiton, a Wellesley College alumni-based group. It was modelled on Jane Addams Hull House, to provide social services and education to local residents, mostly poor, and mostly recent immigrants. An exhibition of handicraft made at Denison House, exhibited at the Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art in 1917, included "the work of Italian, Syrian, Greek and Armenian craftsmen and craftswomen, in silver, leather, linen, silk embroideries, etc., from old designs copied in part from treasure pieces in palaces, museums and private collections in Europe and America." (cited in Wikipedia)

Handicraft Heaven: Nine Unique Gifts to Buy Along the Inca Road

Smithsonian Magazine

Crafts in Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru have ancient pedigrees and contemporary appeal. Decorating gourds is a 4,000-year-old practice; weaving palm leaves draws on techniques reaching back to 3,500 B.C. and the region’s much admired textiles date back 3,000 years. All these treasures are handmade. All reflect the land’s rich natural resources.

Items assembled by Carmen Arellano in Peru, Ruxandra Guidi in Ecuador and Sara Shahriari in Bolivia.

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Catalogue of the loan exhibition of Japanese works of art and handicraft from English collections, held from October 14th to November 13th

Smithsonian Libraries
Cover title: Loan exhibition of Japanese art and handicraft.

"In aid of the funds of the British Red Cross Society and the order of the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England."

Exhibition of American handicrafts : catalogue / assembled and circulated by the American Federation of Arts, 1922-23

Smithsonian Libraries
Catalog of an exhibition held at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., and 5 other museums.

"National Gallery of Art, United States National Museum, November 1st to 25th, 1922"--Cover.

Nut Spoon

National Museum of American History
Arts and Crafts style spoon made from a single piece of sheet copper with shallow, circular, raised bowl and wide, flared handle ending in a square-cornered terminal pierced with a rectangular design of a stylized floral or leafy sprig. Plain edges. Back of handle struck with monogram of the Handicraft Guild of Minnesota.

Maker is the Handicraft Guild of Minneapolis, MN; in operation, 1904-1918 (founded in 1904; incorporated in 1905). Pierced design by Ernest Batchelder (1875-1957), who taught at the Guild, 1904-1909.

Bowl/Dish

National Museum of the American Indian

Splint gauge

National Museum of the American Indian

Sewing bag

National Museum of the American Indian

Female doll

National Museum of the American Indian

Splint gauge

National Museum of the American Indian

Box with cover

National Museum of the American Indian

Male doll

National Museum of the American Indian

Male doll

National Museum of the American Indian

Box with cover

National Museum of the American Indian

Sap trough/dish

National Museum of the American Indian

Splint vise/splitter

National Museum of the American Indian

Male doll

National Museum of the American Indian

Box with cover

National Museum of the American Indian

Knife

National Museum of the American Indian

Splint gauge

National Museum of the American Indian

Basket block/form

National Museum of the American Indian
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