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front Pot Hook

The iron pot hook, made by a blacksmith of wrought iron, was used to hang pots and kettles over the cooking fire.
front The Rose
Cross-stitched embroidery by the Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework.
front Framed Hair Wreath and Photograph
c. 1860
With a photograph of the maker in the center, this framed memento is in the form of a wreath made of her hair.
front Hair Wreath
c. 1860
This hair wreath, made c.1860, was fashioned from the hair of 75 persons from two families!
front Embroidered Dress
The style of this dress represents the Neo-Classical influence on design in the early 19th century.
front Black Lace Dress
This dress reflects the new shorter styles popular after World War I.
front Wedding Gown
c. 1896
This wedding gown was worn by Janette Austin Abell, who married Alfred Savage in 1896.
front Woman washing
George Fuller (1822-1884) sought to highlight in his sketches of southern slaves what he called "the expressions of what we call lowly or everyday life."
front Boy's Suit

19th century families who could afford to do so dressed boys in skirted outfits until the age of five.
front Sewing Machine
This small sewing machine may have been produced locally by one of the many small area sewing machine companies in the 19th century.


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