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Brenda Parker at the Museum of the American Revolution

July 30, 2021
All day
Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S 3rd St
Philidelphia, PA 19106 United States

Explore the skills and innovations of both free and enslaved women of African descent with historical interpreter Brenda Parker. Through the exploration of various textiles, Parker will discuss block printing, hand dyeing, mudcloth, and other traditions brought to America from Africa. She will also discuss various waxes and soaps as well as soap-making techniques used in the Revolutionary era.