Crocheting was one of many creative expressions for Rheba Mabery Vaughn.
Kate Boone applied traditional rag rug techniques in crocheting this garden hat out of plastic bread bags.
Set of wooden templates made by William T. Sowers for early twentieth-century house carpentry.
Early set of R.O.’s Dancing Dolls made for his cousin Andy Hylton.
Limber jack dolls that dance in time to a musician’s strumming.
Dolls designed by R.O. Slusher, Jr., to dance as a couple.
Dodd Creek Mill was the final name in a series of milling operations going back to 1777 outside the Town of Floyd.
Basketmaker Clovis Boyd made his own wooden wedges for splitting young white oak billets.
Miniature dresser created by Dock Hylton to delight his daughter Virginia.
Abstract sculpture formed from a burled branch.
Virginia Alderman used a “spider web” design in quilting this quilt.
Dark wooden furniture was protected and brightened by the use of dresser scarves.
Final quilt completed by award-winning quilter and community leader Effie K. Brown.
Dainty basket woven to hold a glass with cut flowers.
Pieced and appliqued quilt top assembled around 1960.
Curtis Turner was the track manager in the early years of the Floyd Speedway.
Pair of bells fabricated from repurposed metal objects.
Asa Bishop built this loom for his wife Julia Dodd Bishop prior to the Civil War.
Glass and ceramic fragments from a county garden that has been continuously tended for 160 years.
Effie Nixon Slusher quilted this while tending store and caring for her family and farm.