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Vadie Williams, Folk Artist: Drawnwork As A Reflection Of Personal Identity In Rural Kentucky, Elizabeth Hester Dec 1989

Vadie Williams, Folk Artist: Drawnwork As A Reflection Of Personal Identity In Rural Kentucky, Elizabeth Hester

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This study focuses on Vadie Conner Williams, an individual folk artist, and the drawnwork she has created throughout her lifetime. Included is a description of her rural farm background, her needlework skills and her creative process. The study also examines the significance of drawnwork to Williams and determines how she has adapted her work to satisfy her personal needs as well as the needs of her customers. Based on tape recorded interviews and a close examination of her work, the study concludes that drawnwork is an integral part of Williams's everyday life; it is an indicator of her beliefs ...


Textile Society Of America Newsletter 1:1 — January 1989, Textile Society Of America Jan 1989

Textile Society Of America Newsletter 1:1 — January 1989, Textile Society Of America

Textile Society of America Newsletters

From the President
In Memoriam, Peggy Stolz Gilfoy (1936–1988)
What's New [by state and province]
Obituary [Florence Lewis May]
CIETA [invitation to Centre International d'Etude des Textiles Anciens 13th General Assembly]
Positions Announcements
1988 Symposium Papers
TSA Board Meeting
Membership in the Textile Society of America
Textile Society of America 1990 Conference
About the Newsletter
Membership and Mailing Lists
TSA Textiles in Trade: A Symposium, September 14–16, 1990, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC [announcement of second biennial symposium]