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Bristow, Wilanna



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,, accessed May 14th, 2020

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Wilanna Bristow papers

Identifier: AAA 6818
Dates: 1967-1983
Scope and Contents

A resume; 15 magazine and newspaper clippings; 4 exhibition invitations and announcements; and 9 photographs of Bristow's embroidery and applique designs.