Ruth N. Holroyd

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Ruth N. Holroyd
Ruth N. Holroyd Star Work Sample #72 - Image Source

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Historical Context

Ruth Holroyd is a weaver who was taught by the best instructors. She taught and lectured in the U.S. and worldwide. She succeeded Mary Snyder in her teaching position at the Chautauqua Institute, wrote many articles for the leading weaving magazines and is the author of serval books. Since 1990, she has offered her technical assistance in the documentation of the Handweaving Museum’s collection of woven materials and has taken it upon herself to document the extensive collection of Mary Snyder. As a dedicated member of the Museum’s Collection Committee, she has been most deeply involved since the Museum’s founding.

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This collection consists of images of weaving fragments, which serve as examples of various weaving patterns and techniques.

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