2 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Barfield, Myrle, 1933-"
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Baby quilts by Merle Barfield

Baby quilts by Merle Barfield

Date
1986-11-17
Description
Three color slides. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Merle Barfield with her quilts

Merle Barfield with her quilts

Date
1986-11-17
Description
Eleven color slides. Myrle learned t quilt from her mother, who was the sole source of money for the family. While working at a fire tower, which did not allow employees to read, she resumed her sewing. In 1979, she began selling her quilts. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Baby quilts by Merle BarfieldBaby quilts by Merle BarfieldStill ImageQuiltmakers
Fieldwork
Material culture
Quilted goods
Quilts
Needlework
Textile arts
Decorative arts
Figurines
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Merle Barfield with her quiltsMerle Barfield with her quiltsStill ImageQuiltmakers
Needleworkers
Fieldwork
Material culture
Quilts
Quilted goods
Needlework
Textile arts
Quilting
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