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Evelyn Fitchett Bertillon Card, 1927 Sold out
Extremely rare example of a two-sided Bertillon card from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, featuring one Evelyn Fitchett, accused of shoplifting. Mugshots on recto, fingerprints on verso. 8 x 8 inches framed to 9 x 9 inches with glazing on both sides
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Mangbetu Woman brooch Sold out
A stunning vintage piece modeled after the iconic "Mangbetu Woman" photographs that began circulating internationally around 1967. A tribe of the northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in Central Africa, the Mangbetu practiced Lipombo, the art of head elongation that denoted majesty and status. Approx. 2 x...
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Patrick Kelly Atelier Velvet and Feather Gloves
From the Atelier of Patrick Kelly-Paris, though without labels. Stretchy velvet with ostrich and maribou feathers in yellow and black. It looks like they had buttons at the wrists, but have been closed by hand and the buttons removed. Fit small...
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Pleasant Grove Crazy Quilt, 20th century
From Pleasant Grove, East Texas Good vintage condition | Some places with missing fabric, and a few fabric wear places | Pieced in irregular shapes going in all directions | Cottons, silks, pom poms, etc. | machine-pieced | 74 x 86 inches  ...
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Rhythm, Ritual, & Resistance by Robin Ligon-Williams
Rhythm, Ritual, & Resistance: Africa is Alive in the Black Indians of New Orleans  | 2018 | Talking Eagle Press | softcover   Watch Robin Ligon-Williams speaking on The History of the Mardi Gras Indians, Channel 4 Morning Show, New Orleans, 2018...
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Shindana Toys Captain Soul Adventure Board Game
Extremely rare board game from 1971 by Shindana Toys ( a division of Operation Bootstrap). From Detroit-based Theme Productions, Inc., a music production company. One box shows wear including some broken corners, but game pieces look very lightly used, if they...
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Small Pieced Girl Block Small Quilt
Perhaps this was made by a child learning to sew and this is her first quilt. The binding is crooked, but this adds to the charm. Appears to be both hand-pieced and machine-pieced, as well as hand-quilted and machine-quilted.   26...
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That Was Then: Memories of Cane River by Joseph Moran
Cane River—also known as Isle Brevelle—is reputedly the oldest American settlement founded by and for people of color. Its origins date back to the late eighteenth century when Claude-Thomas-Pierre Metoyer, a French merchant, and his wife Marie Thérèse Coin-Coin, an...
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Vintage showgirl patch
Fabulous vintage patch that would look phenomenal on a letterman-style sweater or jacket. A very unique piece.  approx. 16 x 10 inches (Patrick Kelly Atelier gloves sold separately)
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Zydeco! by Rick Olivier
In eighty stunning portraits of the genre's leading people and places and through extensive interviews and historical commentary, photographer Rick Olivier and journalist/musician Ben Sandmel have created a book as spirited as the rollicking music it so vividly illuminates.Once an...
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