Bookmark

Description
A perforated paper bookmark with two embroidered dancing African American figures. “We’s gwine norf” is embroidered on the top and “good by dixie” on the bottom.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bookmark
date made
mid 19th century
maker
unknown
Physical Description
perforated cardboard (overall material)
silk ribbon (overall material)
wool embroidery thread (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 19.05 cm x 6.35 cm
made at
United States
ID Number
2007.0154.1
accession number
2007.0154
catalog number
2007.0154.1
subject
Textiles
Victorian Needlework
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Textiles
Victorian Needlework
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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