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"Truth" Revealed—Rosena Disery's African Free School Sampler

44 minutes

Program date: February 10, 2021
Curator Confidential
Rosena Disery, a young student at the New York African Free School, stitched a sampler as a culmination of her studies in 1820. Museum Director Margi Hofer unravels the stories behind this rare piece of needlework and explores the remarkable life of its maker. 

Creative: Tronvig Group