Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Research Field Notes 9/16/2015: The Evolution of the Material Culture of the African-American Home-Maker/Care-Giver/Labor-force in the Aesthetic of Funk: The Slave Quarters on the Whitney Plantation in Wallace, La.

 Close view of mattress with moss stuffing.
 Handmade bed and mattress made out of moss.
 Handmade furniture in the Slave Quarters.

 Floor palate for sleeping.
 The back of the Slave Quarter and view of the chicken coop.
 View of the chicken coop
 Detail of the chicken coop.
 Back view of Slave Quarters.
Fireplace in the Kitchen that is unatached to the Slave Quarters or the Big House.