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Mary Polityka Bush


Church Dolls: Seen but Not Heard

Church dolls were little more than a man’s handkerchief or other fabric square gathered around a ball of cotton placed in the center to represent a head, with two corners knotted to create arms and hands.

Discover the Beauty of Art Silk Embroidery

With its focus on meticulous, true-to-life interpretations of natural subject matter, silk art embroidery was popular in America from 1877 to 1907.