Wilanna Bristow (1934-2011) studied in "Ecole Lesagne" in Paris. She graduated from the University of Texas in 1957 with a double major in Art History and Art.
She taught herself embroidery and then started teaching. She was known internationally as "Embroideries by Wilanna".
There is a portfolio of her designs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Source: Legacy Obituary, Wilanna Bristow,
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
A resume; 15 magazine and newspaper clippings; 4 exhibition invitations and announcements; and 9 photographs of Bristow's embroidery and applique designs.