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Gene Capps

Gene Capps

Old Salem’s Director of Education and Interpretation Gene Capps hangs a textile created by Barbara Grenell in the reconstructed 1771 Single Brothers’ Workshop on Academy Street in Old Salem.

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  1. We just purchased this from the RJR sale and need more info on the artist. Please help

  2. Thank you for commenting on this images. And congratulations on your purchase. All we know about the artist from our records is that her name is Barbara Grenell and that she lived in Burnsville, NC and that she is well-known for her textile artwork.

  3. That is my late mother’s weaving in the picture, Barbara Grenell. I remember it and it is a joy to see it again here. :) We grew up in western North Carolina, near Asheville. Thank you.

  4. We appreciate you post, Maia!

  5. Thank you, Gary – I miss her still. The memory and energy of one’s life is never lost, but always present.

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