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    • kejhu

      embroidered garment - alice eugenia ligon, c.1959 [ligon 'created this dress as a christmas gift for her children while she was a patient at fulton state hospital. she was hospitalized there in 1949 and 1953 for an unspecified condition. ligon enjoyed sewing, crocheting, & quilting, but this garment; this gown, probably her first hospital gown or uniform, shows her remarkable skill']

    • viktorya allen

      Embroidered Garment by Alice Eugenia Ligon / American Art Embroidered Garment ca. 1949 Alice Eugenia Ligon Born: Missouri 1886 Died: Fulton, Missouri 1959 embroidered muslin, cotton crochet; pencil; cotton rick-rack trim 43 3/4 x 38 1/2 in. (111.1 x 97.8 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum

    • Jane Whitney

      Embroidered Garment by Alice Eugenia Ligon / American Art in the Smithsonian art Museum. No, I don't want to make one like it (nor to have to do my embroidery with what I could get during a long stay in hospital, poor woman) but this certainly sparks off exciting ideas of things to try.

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