Nineteenth century handcraft artifacts

Nineteenth century handcraft artifacts

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Hargrett Library.
Title: Nineteenth century handcraft artifacts
Dates: 1800-1899
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet (9 samples)
Coll. Number: ms1060

Biographical/Historical Note

The items in this collection all originate from other collections held by the Hargrett Library. They are housed and described as a group.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of miscellaneous examples of handcraft from the nineteenth century and includes the following: quilt and drapery scraps from "Woodlands," the Godfrey Barnsley estate in Bartow County, Ga.; primitive painting on paper of shepherdess and animals; paper doll souvenir of the reunion of the Continental Guards, New Orleans, 1885; flower made of straw; handwritten valentine with a sprig of rosemary; needlework done on paper by M. A. Honeywell by using her mouth; decorative paper work; three patterns for embroidery; and embroidered collar, lace and thread.


Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Louisiana Infantry Regiment, 7th. Company A.
Crafts (art genres).
Embroidery--Georgia--19th century.
Handicraft--Georgia--19th century.
Honeywell, M. A.
Lace and lace making.
Needlework--Georgia--19th century.
Paper dolls--19th century.
Pastoral art--Georgia--19th century.
Quilts--Georgia--Bartow County--19th century.
Straw in art--Georgia--19th century.
Valentines--Georgia--19th century.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Nineteenth century handcraft artifacts, ms1060. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
FolderArtifact
11Quilt and drapery scraps from "Woodlands", the Godfrey Barnesley estate in Barlow county, Georgia (from Telamon Cuyler Collection)
 
12Primitive painting on paper of shehperdess and animals (from Olin Downes Collection)
 
13Paper doll souvenir of the reunion of the Continental Guards, New Orleans (Safford Harris gift), 1885
 
14Flower made of straw (provenance unknown)
 
15Handwritten valentine with a sprig of rosemary (provenance unknown)
 
16Needlework done on paper by M. A. Honeywell by using her mouth (gift of John Bonner)
 
17Decorative paper work (provenance unknown)
 
18Three patterns for embroidery (from Cobb-Erwin-Lamar Collection)
 
19Embroidered collar, lace and thread (from Bell Family papers)