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Patchwork Inspired Ornament

Blue Patchwork inspired ornament
Blue Patchwork inspired ornamentRed Patchwork inspired ornament
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Seminole patchwork is made of different colored cloth torn into strips and then sewn together to make long bands of geometric patterns and designs.  The most intricate designs need to be cut and resewn many times.  Seminole patchwork has a history dating to the late 1800s and 1900s.  In the Miccosukee/Elaponkee language “patchwork” is Taweekaache, while in Creek it is Se-mo-ta-la-ky.  
The patchwork on the RED ornament is adapted from a skirt in the museum’s collection (accession number 1995.51.1), while the BLUE ornament is from a big shirt that was worn by Tiger Tail (accession number 2000.46).