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Words embroidered in the 1960's by an unidentified Afro-American woman, hospitalized over 30 years. Now in the Glore Psychiatric Museum in Joplin, MO. Link goes to a nursing-school study of the piece and what is known about the maker.

Agnes Richter- asylum embroidery jacket - the linen jacket above was made by Agnes Richter, a seamstress and patient in an Austrian asylum during the late 1800′s. She constructed the jacket from cloth typically used in the institution and embroidered her story onto the jacket.

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a treasury of applique

Sewing Room Secrets Sewing Caddy11

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Map of the United States Embroidery Pattern Iron on

gift idea for yours truly: perfect addition to my collection of illustrated maps. embroidered usa | theflossbox | $6.50

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Free Embroidery Hoop Art Patterns

Cutesy Crafts: Embroidery