gingham- lightweight plain woven cotton material typically checked in white and a bold color.
Vocabulary #65- Donkey
donkey- a domesticated hoofed mammal of the horse family with long ears and a braying call, used as a beast of burden.
Donkey marionette c. 1880 on eBay.
Vocabulary #64- Cabinet
Vocabulary #63: Watermark
Vocabulary #62: Wardrobe
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 chair– a simple rustic wooden chair for outdoor use; originally designed with 11 flat boards, straight back and seat with wide armrests.
Chair from Crate & Barrel.