Pennsylvania: c. 1940's. Four linen strips, 42 x 8.25 inches. These decorative, hand embroidered pieces feature a poem for housewives - striving to perform in a thrifty manner. Pennsylvanian German. The second stanza ‘mite’ likely refers to the biblical currency. Cream linen, blue embroidered, some fraying. Roughly translated: Auj jedem Schrank.....
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Cardboard covers. 20.5 x 18 cm. Circa 1920's. Booklet from a Home Economics class, featuring 22 samples, tipped in, of various colors and patterns. Miss Humphreys seems to have been given the number "29" in her class, as all her samples are marked in pencil.