The Saba Islander

by Will Johnson

SABA’S DRAWN-THREAD WORK

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dr. Julia G. Crane here being honoured for her birthday on Saba.

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In the center Gertrude Hassell wife of Benjamin Johnson. She was the one who learned how to make the ‘Spanish Work’ while studying in a boarding school ‘Mahaai’ on Curacao and introduced it to the women of Saba from which they made their living.

 

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