Vocabulary #64- Cabinet

cabineta piece of furniture with doors and shelves used for storage or display.

Designer Josef Frank’s wooden cabinet covered in his own floral chintz fabric c. 1937.


Vocabulary #63: Watermark

watermarka visible way of identifying an image and protecting it from unauthorized use.

Vocabulary #62: Wardrobe

wardrobe a person’s entire collection of clothes.



Vocabulary #61: Hand Towel

hand towel- a small piece of cloth used to dry the hands or face.


Vera Neumann towel from Crate & Barrel.

(Photo- © 2013 Martha Browne)


Vocabulary #60: Mola

mola art form developed by the Kuna culture (indigenous people of Panama & Colombia) using a reverse applique technique.

Note- This large mola belongs to my parents. They purchased it in Panama (mid 1960’s) and it has been proudly displayed on a wall of their various homes ever since.

(Photo- ©2013 Martha Browne)

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Vocabulary #59: Adirondack Chair

adirondack chaira simple rustic wooden chair for outdoor use; originally designed with 11 flat boards, straight back and seat with wide armrests.


Chair from Crate & Barrel.


Vocabulary #58: Presidents’ Day

presidents’ daythe third Monday in February, observed in the United States as a legal holiday in commemoration of the birthdays of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.


(Book and artwork by Hanoch Piven)