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41. Raymond Russell shows his daughter, Arlene Penney how to tie off the wool on the pillow top frame. 
 Raymond Russell shows his daughter, Arlene Penney how to tie off the wool on the pillow top frame. Textiles; Raymond Russell, who made a pillow top in the lumber camps in Terra Nova in 1958, shows his daughter, Arlene Penney how to tie off the wool on the pillow top frame.

42. Pillow top with diamond pattern. Woven by John Weeks. Front. 
 Pillow top with diamond pattern. Woven by John Weeks. Front. Textiles; John Weeks, of Duntara, made this pillow top while working in Fort Chimo in northern Quebec. He was working on communications towers for the American army. The pillow top was mostly likely made between 1941 and 1945, when Fort Chimo (now Kuujjuaq) was used by the American military as an air force base.

43. A pillow top woven by Elizabeth Murphy, made from Phentex wool.
 A pillow top woven by Elizabeth Murphy, made from Phentex wool. Textiles; A pillow top woven by Elizabeth Murphy, made from Phentex wool. Woven c1980

44. Wool Pillow Cover, Terra Nova, Bonavista Bay
 Wool Pillow Cover, Terra Nova, Bonavista Bay Textiles; A wool pillow cover created by Raymond Russell while working in the lumber woods for the A.N.D Company in 1958 as a gift for his wife. Terra Nova, Bonavista Bay.

45. Pillow top woven at the Weaving in the Wood pillow top workshop. Back. 
 Pillow top woven at the Weaving in the Wood pillow top workshop. Back. Textiles; Pillow top woven at the Weaving in the Wood pillow top workshop held at Cochrane Street United Church on Nov. 3, 2012.

46. Greene, Theresa and Cynthia Randell, pillow top
 Greene, Theresa and Cynthia Randell, pillow top Textiles; A pillow top created by Theresa Green at a workshop that took place at the Logger's Life Museum bunkhouse in the summer of 2013. The workshop was instructed by Nicole Penney as a partnership with The Heritage Foundation's Intangible Cultural Heritage Office and The Rooms Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador, Museums Division. This pillow top was created on a large, vinatge pillow top frame that is an artifact from the Millertown Museum. The pillow top was later purchased from Greene by Cynthia Randell in October 2013. The pillow top has been sewn onto the top of an existing pillow as a decorative cover.

47. A flat twine needle used in the making of pillow tops
 A flat twine needle used in the making of pillow tops Textiles; A flat twine needle used in the making of pillow tops. This needle is slightly too big. A needle of no longer than 6 inches and about 1.5 inches wide is the desired size.

48. Pillow top with diamond pattern. Woven by John Weeks. Close up of looped boarder. 
 Pillow top with diamond pattern. Woven by John Weeks. Close up of looped boarder. Textiles; John Weeks, of Duntara, made this pillow top while working in Fort Chimo in northern Quebec. He was working on communications towers for the American army. The pillow top was mostly likely made between 1941 and 1945, when Fort Chimo (now Kuujjuaq) was used by the American military as an air force base.

49. Wool Pillow Cover, Terra Nova, Bonavista Bay
 Wool Pillow Cover, Terra Nova, Bonavista Bay Textiles; A wool pillow cover created by Raymond Russell while working in the lumber woods for the A.N.D Company in 1958 as a gift for his wife. Terra Nova, Bonavista Bay.

50. Mercer, Georgina
 Mercer, Georgina Textiles; A pillow top frame created by Georgina Mercer and her father, circa 1974-1985.

51. Mercer, Georgina
 Mercer, Georgina Textiles; A pillow top frame created by Georgina Mercer and her father, circa 1974-1985.

52. Mercer, Georgina. Pillow Top. Front of pillow top. 
 Mercer, Georgina. Pillow Top. Front of pillow top. Textiles; A pillow tops belonging to Georgina Mercer. This pillow top was made by Mercer's father in Buchans, in 1949, where her father was working for the mine and living away from home in the mining camp. He made this small pillow top for Mercer's little rocking chair and was given to her when she was just a baby. Front/top of pillow top.

53. Murphy, Elizabeth. Elizabeth Murphy discusses pillow tops. Murphy, Elizabeth. Elizabeth Murphy discusses pillow tops. Textiles; Elizabeth Murphy, of the Burin peninsula, discusses pillow tops with Joelle Carey and Megan Sutherland. Pillow tops are square textiles, woven from wool on a wooden frame and were traditionally made by Newfoundland men working in the lumber camps. Murphy is a tradition bearer of this craft and teaches workshops on how to make pillow tops, which she knows as "bake apple blossom cushions".

54. Elizabeth Murphy shows how to steam the pillow top to fluff up the pom poms
 Elizabeth Murphy shows how to steam the pillow top to fluff up the pom poms Textiles; Elizabeth Murphy shows how to steam the pillow top to fluff up the pom poms

55. Steaming the pillow top to fluff up the pom poms
 Steaming the pillow top to fluff up the pom poms Textiles; Steaming the pillow top to fluff up the pom poms

56. Wool Pillow Cover, Terra Nova, Bonavista Bay
 Wool Pillow Cover, Terra Nova, Bonavista Bay Textiles; A wool pillow cover created by Raymond Russell while working in the lumber woods for the A.N.D Company in 1958 as a gift for his wife. Terra Nova, Bonavista Bay.

57. Mercer, Georgina
 Mercer, Georgina Textiles; A pillow top created circa 1974-1985 by Georgina Mercer and her father. Her father constructed a pillow top frame and he showed her how to make a pillow top. The large orange and brown pillow top was given to Mercer's grandmother. This pillow top is now owned by Mercer. Close up view of pom poms and backing of pillow top.

58. Wool Pillow Cover, Terra Nova, Bonavista Bay
 Wool Pillow Cover, Terra Nova, Bonavista Bay Textiles; A wool pillow cover created by Raymond Russell while working in the lumber woods for the A.N.D Company in 1958 as a gift for his wife. Terra Nova, Bonavista Bay.

59. Elizabeth Murphy shows Jenny Tarof how to weave a pillow top. 
 Elizabeth Murphy shows Jenny Tarof how to weave a pillow top. Textiles; Elizabeth Murphy shows Jenny Tarof how to weave a pillow top.

60. Dale Jarvis and Barbara Jarvis show off their pillow tops. 
 Dale Jarvis and Barbara Jarvis show off their pillow tops. Textiles; Dale Jarvis and Barbara Jarvis show off their pillow tops. Pillow tops are a textile traditionally crafted by men working in the lumber camps.
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