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[Alphabet Needlework with lyrics to "Strange Fruit"]

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Creator:
Fairbrother, Fay Pullen, 1948-1997
Medium:
Embroidered cloth. Frame: Plastic, glass, mat board, metal, and paper.
National Origin:
American
Type:
Needlework
Description:
Framed alphabet needlework. "Strange Fruit."
Fay Pullen Fairbrother, a native of New Orleans, was a third generation quilt maker who was known for addressing issues which concerned family strengths, fears, and repression. In 1997 her photographs and quilts were finally incorporated into an installation entitled, "Caged Spirits," which used birdcages filled with various objects to symbolizing her work addressing women's oppression. Fairbrother mastered the unique style of mixing photography and quilt making.
Accession Number:
2002.0011.0012
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum

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