Marguerite Porter Davison





Marguerite Porter Davison


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Marguerite Porter Davison began her career at Berea College under the guidance of Mrs. Anna Ernberg, who was encouraging the mountain people to bring forth their traditional colonial weaving patterns. As Mrs. Ernberg's assistant, Mrs. Davison became thoroughly familiar with these well-established and long-loved patterns.

Despite the cares of raising a family and of time generously given to numerous worthy causes, Mrs. Davison engaged extensively in weaving, teaching and lecturing. In later years much of her efforts were devoted to writing and publishing. She was an active member of the Associated Hand Weavers and of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen.

Today her published works live on, ensuring that her weaving patterns remain in the hearts
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