Art

Art
A carved gourd from Quito, Ecuador
by Freeman, Margery. A carved gourd from Quito, EcuadorA gourd is decorated with a colonial scene. The highly-detailed scene is carved into the gourd.Quito is the capital of Ecuador, though with a population of 1,865,541 [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
A potter at work near Jodhpur, India
by Freeman, Margery. A potter at work near Jodhpur, IndiaA potter near Jodhpur, India, is throwing a pot on the wheel. He is wearing a tan shirt with blue pants. He squats near the wheel near a bowl of slip -- clay [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
A potter near Jodhpur, India, turning the wheel with a stick
by Freeman, Margery. A potter near Jodhpur, India, turning the wheel with a stickA potter near Jodhpur, India, turns the wheel by pushing it quickly with a wooden stick. He is wearing a tan shirt and blue pants. The [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
A Potter Working in Seagrove, NC
by . A Potter Working in Seagrove, NC This is a potter working in Seagrove, North Carolina. Seagrove, located in Randolph County, North Carolina, is famous for its unusual number of pottery studios and [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
A water puppet appears near lily pads at a performance in Hanoi
by Freeman, Margery. A water puppet appears near lily pads at a performance in HanoiA water puppet appears near lily pads at a performance in HanoiA single water puppet appears splashing in a spotlight near lily pads at [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
African American Dance Ensemble
by Pertalion, Patricia L. The African American Dance Ensemble, founded in Durham in 1984 by Raleigh native Chuck Davis, seeks to preserve and promote traditional African and American dance and music while entertaining and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
African and African American Storytelling
by Wilson, Madafo Lloyd. African and African American Storytelling By Madafo Lloyd Wilson Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian, Spring 2002. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
All-Seeing Eye image in Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh
by Freeman, Margery. All-Seeing Eye image in Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh This All-Seeing Eye image framed in a triangle surrounded by sun rays and carved lotus blossoms is displayed in the Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh. The [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
American Dance Festival
by Pertalion, Patricia L. The American Dance Festival (ADF) is a six-week summer gathering of dance students, choreographers, and dance professionals of emerging and legendary status who work together in an exchange of dance [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
American Indian stalking deer
by . This 1993-1994 painting depicts an American Indian hunting deer with a bow and arrow. The hunter stands on a rock in a stream facing a buck and a doe. He is camouflaged, wearing a deer head and skin [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Apprenticeship
by Stevenson, George, Jr., Canipe, Jeremy T. Apprenticeship, the system of binding a child to a master to learn a craft, trade, or occupation, has taken two forms in North Carolina. Compulsory apprenticeship was used from the last quarter of [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Art of John White
by Mewborn, Suzanne. The Art of John White By Suzanne Mewborn Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian, Fall 2007. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of History If you travel [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Arts and arts organizations
by Weaver, Ardath Goldstein. North Carolina is known for a rich cultural heritage rooted in the arts. The arts communicate the essence of the state’s community and culture. They also contribute to a diversified and innovative [...] (from NCpedia.)
Baby Sita discovered in gold urn by king (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Baby Sita discovered in gold urn by king (Thai Ramayana mural) A painted mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple shows the infant Sita sitting in a gold urn as she is discovered by a king ploughing his [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Balinese painting of Hanuman courting Ravana's mermaid daughter
by Freeman, Margery. Balinese painting of Hanuman courting Ravana's mermaid daughter A red-toned modern Balinese painting depicts Hanuman courting Ravana's mermaid daughter. Swooping above moonlit waves and an [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Basket Making
by Cross, Dennis W. Basket making has likely been a part of North Carolina's history as long as human beings have inhabited the region. Although the fragility of basket materials means that few related artifacts still [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bearden, Romare
by Wegner, Ansley Herring. Bearden, Romare by Ansley Wegner, Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History, 2013   September 2, 1911 - March 12, 1988 Romare Bearden was born in Charlotte in 1911. [...] (from Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History.)
Bharata boating into forest to find Rama (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Bharata boating into forest to find Rama (Thai Ramayana mural) On this mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple, Rama's brother Bharata and his comrades boat into the forest to try to find the exiled Rama [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Biltmore Industries
by Holland, Ron. Biltmore Industries by Ron Holland, 2006 See also: Biltmore Forest School; Biltmore House; Asheville The origins of Biltmore Estate Industries can be traced to Eleanor Vance and Charlotte [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Black and African American North Carolina Award Winners
by . The North Carolina Award, the state's highest civilian honor, was established by the General Assembly in 1961 and the first award-winners were honored in 1964. Artist Romare Bearden was the first [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
Black Mountain College
by Williams, Wiley J., Vocci, Robert Blair. Black Mountain College by Wiley J. Williams and Robert Blair Vocci, 2006 Black Mountain College, an [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blakeley Silver Service
by Murray, Elizabeth D. R., Farnham, Thomas J. Blakeley Silver Service by Thomas J. Farnham, 2006 Additional research provided by Elizabeth Reid Murray. See also: Wasp. Word that Captain Johnston Blakeley and the men of the U.S. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bridgers, Ann Preston
by Bridgers, H. C., Jr. Ann Preston Bridgers, teacher and actress, was born in Raleigh. During most of her childhood she lived in Adrian, Ga., with her parents, Annie Preston Cain of Hillsborough and Robert Rufus Bridgers, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Buck Dancing
by Baker, Bruce E. Buck dancing is a folk dance that originated among African Americans during the era of slavery. It was largely associated with the North Carolina Piedmont and, later, with the blues. The original [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carved animals on ceiling in Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh
by Freeman, Margery. Carved animals on ceiling in Cao Dai temple at Tay NinhAnimal figures are carved around a light fixture on the ceiling of the Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh. Visible here are a turtle, representing [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Carved columns and robed worshipper on veranda of Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh
by Freeman, Margery. Carved columns and robed worshipper on veranda of Cao Dai temple at Tay NinhThree columns carved with dragons and lotus flowers, and a white-robed worshipper walking nearby, are seen on the front [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Carved relief of four dancing female divinities with spiked crowns at Angkor Wat
by Freeman, Margery. Carved relief of four dancing female divinities with spiked crowns at Angkor WatFour dancing female divinities with spiked crowns appear together on a carved stone bas-relief at Angkor Wat. These [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Charles, Lucile Marie Hoerr
by Rives, Ralph Hardee. Lucile Marie Hoerr Charles, lecturer, scholar, and first director of dramatic arts at East Carolina University in Greenville, was a native of Chicago, the daughter of Charles Ferdinand Hoerr and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Clogging
by Baker, Bruce E. Clogging is a form of traditional solo step dancing to traditional string music common in western North Carolina and growing in popularity across the state and nation. The term has been used to [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Close-up view of colorfully painted water puppets performing in Hanoi
by Freeman, Margery. Close-up view of colorfully painted water puppets performing in HanoiClose-up view of colorfully painted water puppets performing in Hanoi This close-up view shows painted wooden puppets appearing [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Coastal Life
by Amspacher, Karen Willis. Coastal Life "Homegrown Skills: Creating a Way of Life at the Coast" by Karen Willis Amspacher Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Fall 2009. Tar Heel Junior [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Colorful columns and hall of Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh
by Freeman, Margery. Colorful columns and hall of Cao Dai temple at Tay NinhColorful columns and hall of Cao Dai temple at Tay NinhCarved dragons and swirling clouds spiral around pink, blue, black, and white columns in [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Community theater, Thalian Association
by Tetterton, Beverly, Steelman, Bennett L. The Thalian Association is the name of a succession of amateur theatrical companies active in Wilmington for more than 200 years. Wilmington gentlemen organized the first "theatrical corps" sometime [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cremation tower and bull figure in procession at Brahman's funeral
by Freeman, Margery. Cremation tower and bull figure in procession at Brahman's funeralA nine roof tier cremation tower and large bull figure (seen from behind) approach each other in procession at a Brahman's funeral on [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Cultural Resources, Department of
by Williams, Wiley J. Natural and Cultural Resources, Department of [Previously named: Cultural Resources, Department of] The Department name was changed to the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dance
by Pertalion, Patricia L., Moore, Cecelia, Koos, Emily, Conley, Robin. Dance by Emily Koos and Patricia L. Pertalion, 2006 Additional research provided by Robin Conley and Cecelia Moore. See also: African American Dance Ensemble; American Dance Festival; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Decoys
by Carr, Dawson V. Wild waterfowl provided an abundant source of food for settlers of the North Carolina coastal regions, and early residents often made decoys to lure the birds within range of their guns. Not until [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Demon changes into a deer to lure Sita (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Demon changes into a deer to lure Sita (Thai Ramayana mural) A two image sequence on a mural painted at the Emerald Buddha Temple depicts a demon's intentional transformation into a deer. In the top [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Demon climbs over a walled palace gate (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Demon climbs over a walled palace gate (Thai Ramayana mural) A large green demon climbs over a walled gate, as depicted on a mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple. The demon dressed in royal gold [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Demon giant blocks river water with his body (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Demon giant blocks river water with his body (Thai Ramayana mural) A demon giant, seen lying beyond Rama's pavillions, blocks the river's water with his body.The fanged demon lies on his side on the [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Demon king Ravana with twenty arms (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Demon king Ravana with twenty arms (Thai Ramayana mural) This detail on a painted mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple depicts the demon king Ravana siting on a royal pavillion platform and gesturing [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Demon king Ravana with two wives (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Demon king Ravana with two wives (Thai Ramayana mural)The demon king Ravana sits on a palace platform with two of his wives, as seen on a mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple. Ravana has one arm around [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Demon on Lanka emerges from underground (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Demon on Lanka emerges from underground (Thai Ramayana mural) A demon on Lanka emerges from underground, as portrayed on a mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple. This dark and fierce demon, whose top [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Discovery of the Mississippi by De Soto
by . William H. Powell's painting, Discovery of the Mississippi by De Soto, depicts Hernando de Soto's encounter with the Mississippi River in 1541. De Soto was the first European to view the river. In [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Dramatic Arts- Part 1: Introduction
by Wegner, Ansley Herring, Moore, Cecelia, Mitchell, Ted. Dramatic Arts by Ansley Herring Wegner and Ted Mitchell Additional research provided by Cecelia Moore. See also: Opera Houses; Outdoor Dramas; Strolling Players; Thalian [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dramatic Arts- Part 2: Early Productions and Important Playwrights
by Wegner, Ansley Herring, Moore, Cecelia, Mitchell, Ted. Dramatic Arts by Ansley Herring Wegner and Ted Mitchell Additional research provided by Cecelia Moore. See also: Opera Houses; Outdoor Dramas; Strolling Players; Thalian [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dramatic Arts- Part 4: Professional Companies and Festivals
by Wegner, Ansley Herring, Moore, Cecelia, Mitchell, Ted. Dramatic Arts by Ansley Herring Wegner and Ted Mitchell; Revised December 2021 Additional research provided by Cecelia Moore. See also: Opera Houses; Outdoor Dramas; Strolling Players; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Eagle king Sadayu flapping wings in dance performance
by Freeman, Margery. Eagle king Sadayu flapping wings in dance performance A dancer costumed as the eagle king Sadayu stands tall and flaps his wings in a performance at Yogyakarta in July 1986. The dancer's feathered [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Ecce Homo
by Powell, William S. Ecce Homo (Behold the Man), a famous oil painting by Francisco Pacheco measuring about 30 by 40 inches in size and depicting Christ wearing a crown of thorns, hangs in St. James Episcopal Church in [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Erskine, Emma Payne
by Walser, Richard. Emma Payne Erskine, writer, painter, and civic leader, was born in Racine, Wis., the daughter of Alfred and Olive Child Payne. Her father, a native of England, was a portraitist and taught at the Art [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fish and mermaids carry stones away from Rama's bridge (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Fish and mermaids carry stones away from Rama's bridge (Thai Ramayana mural) This mural detail from the Emerald Buddha Temple shows large fish and mermaids moving through cresting ocean waves to [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Flying demon shoots arrows that become serpents (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Flying demon shoots arrows that become serpents (Thai Ramayana mural) A flying demon, visible in the upper left corner, shoots arrows that become serpents as they fall. The arrows become wavy as [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Flying god watching over Sita (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Flying god watching over Sita (Thai Ramayana mural) A painted mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple depicts a Hindu god watching over Sita. The god, with blue skin and wearing Siamese royal clothes, [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Folk Art
by Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Kress, Kelly. Folk Art by Philip McFee and Bruce E. Baker, 2006 Additional research provided by Kelly Kress. See also: Black Mountain College; Decoys; Fraktur; John C. Campbell Folk School; Pine [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Folk art, Whirligigs created by Vollis Simpson
by Weaver, Ardath Goldstein, Anonymous. State Folk Art of North Carolina: Whirligigs by Vollis Simpson by Ardath Goldstein [...] (from North Carolina Arts Council.)
Folk Plays
by Pennington, Nancy. Folk Plays Get Off Your Seat and Up on That Stage by Nancy Pennington, edited by Government & Heritage Library Staff. Reprinted with permission from The Tar heel Junior Historian, [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Folkmoot USA
by Pertalion, Patricia L. Folkmoot USA, headquartered in Waynesville, is a folk music and dance festival celebrating a diversity of cultures from around the world. Started in 1983, Folkmoot-also known as the North Carolina [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Followers dressed in white sit worshipping in Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh
by Freeman, Margery. Followers dressed in white sit worshipping in Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh This elaborate temple at Tay Ninh, located about 60 miles northwest of Ho Chi Minh City, was constructed between 1933 and [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Four goddesses attend Sita as she gives birth (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Four goddesses attend Sita as she gives birth (Thai Ramayana mural) Four goddesses attend to Sita as she gives birth, as seen in a mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple. A row of four goddesses kneel [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Fraktur
by Homrighaus, Ruth E. Fraktur is a form of folk art imported by Pennsylvania German immigrants to North Carolina in the eighteenth century. Fraktur's central feature is elaborate lettering based on the German gothic [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gardner, Ava
by Cannon, Doris Rollins. A child destined to become an international movie sensation, with a personal life that rivaled fiction, Ava Gardner, was born on December 24, 1922 in the small farm community of Grabtown, eight miles [...] (from NCpedia.)
Garuda king attacks three serpents (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Garuda king attacks three serpents (Thai Ramayana mural) The Garuda king attacks three serpents, in a mural detail at the Emerald Buddha Temple.The bird-headed Garuda king swoops down and grips [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Gettysburg Monument
by McCaslin, Richard B. The monument to North Carolina soldiers who fought and died at the Battle of Gettysburg (1-3 July 1863) during the Civil War was created by Gutzon Borglum of San Antonio, Tex., at a cost of $50,000. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Giant Hanuman uses his tail as bridge for Rama's army (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Giant Hanuman uses his tail as bridge for Rama's army (Thai Ramayana mural) Hanuman uses his tail as a bridge for Rama's army, as seen on a mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple. On the way to Lanka to [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Gods watch Sita's fire ordeal from above (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Gods watch Sita's fire ordeal from above (Thai Ramayana mural) A group of gods sit and watch Sita’s fire ordeal from above, as depicted in a mural detail from the Emerald Buddha Temple. The Hindu [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Goodrich, Frances Louisa
by Pitman, Louise L. Frances Louisa Goodrich, artist, teacher, and craftsman, was born in Binghamton, N.Y., the daughter of the Reverend William Henry and Mary Prichard Goodrich. She spent her early years and was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gospel Music
by Williams, Wiley J., Foote, Margaret, Kobrin, Lisa Brantley. Gospel music, in both its African American and white traditions, is a very popular and influential musical form in North Carolina. The term "gospel" usually refers to a style of religious music [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Governor's School of North Carolina
by Cherry, Kevin. The Governor's School of North Carolina is the nation's oldest statewide residential summer program for academically gifted high school students. Founded in 1963 at the urging of Governor Terry [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Great Migration
by McKinley, Cynthia Risser, McKinley, Shepherd W. The Great Migration and North Carolina by Dr. Shepherd W. McKinley and Cynthia Risser McKinley Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Spring 2006. Tar Heel Junior [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Hanuman as bear watches demons make poisoned arrows (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Hanuman as bear watches demons make poisoned arrows (Thai Ramayana mural) Hanuman in disguise as a bear watches Ravana's demons making magical poisoned arrows, as seen in a mural at the Emerald [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Hanuman battles demon blocking river (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Hanuman battles demon blocking river (Thai Ramayana mural) Hanuman battles a giant demon in the current of a river, as seen in a mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple.Wielding a trident dagger in his [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Hanuman climbs mountain for herbal medicines (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Hanuman climbs mountain for herbal medicines (Thai Ramayana mural) Hanuman climbs a mountain to obtain herbal medicine ingredients, as seen in a mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple. A giant white [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Hanuman crushes Ravana's soul container (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Hanuman crushes Ravana's soul container (Thai Ramayana mural) Hanuman crushes Ravana’s soul container, as shown in a mural detail at the Emerald Buddha Temple. Balancing on his right leg, Hanuman [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Hanuman fights elephant at Ravana's palace (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Hanuman fights elephant at Ravana's palace (Thai Ramayana mural) In this detail image from an Emerald Buddha Temple mural, Hanuman in royal garb clambers over the head of an elephant outside a white [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Hanuman flies carrying Ravana's soul container and golden bow (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Hanuman flies carrying Ravana's soul container and golden bow (Thai Ramayana mural) Hanuman flies back to Rama carrying Ravana’s soul container, as depicted on a mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple. [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Hanuman flies up to stop sun while potion is made (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Hanuman flies up to stop sun while potion is made (Thai Ramayana mural) Hanuman makes himself huge and flies up to stop the sun while a potion is made to save Laksman, as seen in a mural at the [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Hanuman knocking heads of Ravana's guards outside palace (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Hanuman knocking heads of Ravana's guards outside palace (Thai Ramayana mural) Hanuman is knocking together the heads of two of the demon king Ravana's palace guards on this mural at the Emerald [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Hanuman learns from a star that he is fighting his mermaid son (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Hanuman learns from a star that he is fighting his mermaid son (Thai Ramayana mural) Hanuman learns from a star that he is fighting his own son, as seen on a mural detail at the Emerald Buddha [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Hanuman learns how to kill Ravana from his brother Bhibek (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Hanuman learns how to kill Ravana from his brother Bhibek (Thai Ramayana mural) Hanuman learns how to kill Ravana from his demon brother Bhibek, as depicted on a mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple. [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Hanuman looks for Sita in bedrooms of Ravana's palace (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Hanuman looks for Sita in bedrooms of Ravana's palace (Thai Ramayana mural) Sequential images of Hanuman looking for Sita in the demon Ravana's palace are seen on a Ramayana mural at the Emerald [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Hanuman meets mermaid son in battle (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Hanuman meets mermaid son in battle (Thai Ramayana mural) Hanuman faces his mermaid son in battle, as seen on a mural detail at the Emerald Buddha Temple. On the right side, Hanuman, in his [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Hanuman travels through underworld landscape (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Hanuman travels through underworld landscape (Thai Ramayana mural) A mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple depicts Hanuman in two places as he travels through the underworld landscape in pursuit of [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Hanuman wrests stone from sea dragon's mouth (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Hanuman wrests stone from sea dragon's mouth (Thai Ramayana mural) Hanuman fights a sea dragon taking a stone from the bridge, as seen on a mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple. Hanuman stands with [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Henderson, Isabelle Bowen
by Hartley, Lodwick. Isabelle Bowen Henderson, portraitist and floriculturist, was born in Wilmington, the daughter of Arthur Finn Bowen, who was for many years business manager of North Carolina State College, and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hermit speaks to Rama, Laksman, and Sita (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Hermit speaks to Rama, Laksman, and Sita (Thai Ramayana mural) A forest hermit speaks to Rama, Sita, and Laksman, as seen on a mural painting at the Emerald Buddha Temple. The forest hermit's [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Hermit tells Hanuman how to quench the fire on his tail (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Hermit tells Hanuman how to quench the fire on his tail (Thai Ramayana mural) In this mural scene painted at the Emerald Buddha Temple, a wise hermit tells Hanuman how to quench the fire on his [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
History of the North Carolina Awards
by Rudersdorf, Amy, Agan, Kelly. History of the North Carolina Awards by Amy Rudersdorf, N.C. Government & Heritage Library, 2012; Kelly Agan, N.C. Government & Heritage Library, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, [...] (from NCpedia.)
Indian painting of Rama's father on bed as he nears death
by Freeman, Margery. Indian painting of Rama's father on bed as he nears death This Indian painting shows Rama's father on his royal bed as he nears death. A wife and son are at his side. In the Ramayana, when Rama's [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Indian painting shows Rama shooting arrows in battle with Ravana's demons
by Freeman, Margery. Indian painting shows Rama shooting arrows in battle with Ravana's demons An Indian painting shows Rama shooting arrows in battle with Ravana’s demons. On a bright yellow background, the painting [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Indian painting shows Ravana appearing as hermit and then abducting Sita
by Freeman, Margery. Indian painting shows Ravana appearing as hermit and then abducting Sita This Indian painting shows Ravana at left posing as an elderly hermit with Sita and then, at right, abducting her in his [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Inner temple hallway lined with stone statues including Buddha at Angkor Wat
by Freeman, Margery. Inner temple hallway lined with stone statues including Buddha at Angkor Wat An arched inner temple hallway at Angkor Wat is lined with stone statues including a tall Buddha, seen towards the middle [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Javanese Rama dancer pursues golden deer in performance
by Freeman, Margery. Javanese Rama dancer pursues golden deer in performance A Javanese dancer playing Rama pursues another dancer wearing the costume of a golden deer in a performance at Yogyakarta in July 1986. Here [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
John C. Campbell Folk School
by Baker, Bruce E. The John C. Campbell Folk School is located in Brasstown, near the town of Murphy in western North Carolina (Cherokee County). Named for social worker and writer John C. Campbell, the school was [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Jugtown
by Troxler, George W. In nineteenth- and early twentieth-century North Carolina, "jugtown" referred to a number of rural, pottery-producing communities. Jugtowns were known to have existed in Buncombe, Catawba, and Moore [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Kneeling Hanuman approaches standing Sita in painting displayed at Denpasar, Bali
by Freeman, Margery. Kneeling Hanuman approaches standing Sita in painting displayed at Denpasar, Bali The monkey god Hanuman finds Sita and a female companion in this painting photographed at Denpasar, Bali, in August [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Laksman cuts out heart of a slain deer (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Laksman cuts out heart of a slain deer (Thai Ramayana mural) Laksman cuts out the heart of a deer, as seen on a mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple. Rama’s brother Laksman, wearing golden Siamese [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Landing of Columbus
by . John Vanderlyn's painting, Landing of Columbus, commissioned in 1836/1837, depicts Christopher Columbus' landing in the West Indies in 1492. Columbus holds the royal banner of Spain, laying claim to [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Large crowd watches huge cremation tower at funeral for high-ranked Balinese
by Freeman, Margery. Large crowd watches huge cremation tower at funeral for high-ranked BalineseA large crowd watches a golden cremation tower at the July 23, 1986 funeral for a high-ranked Balinese related to Ubud [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Lost Colony Play (from Tar Heel Junior Historian)
by Dumoulin, Christine. History is full of mysteries. But perhaps none have held more interest or spawned more theories than John White’s disappearing 1587 colonists. Thousands of books, documents, letters, essays, and [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Louis Orr Etchings
by Humber, John L. The Louis Orr etchings were 51 etchings by world-class artist Louis Orr, portraying public school buildings, churches, private residences, and scenic views around North Carolina selected for their [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum
by Johnston, W. Lee, Jr. The Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum opened in 1962 in St. John's Masonic Lodge at 114 Orange Street in Wilmington as the St. John's Museum of Art. The building had been designed to house St. John's [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Mabley, Jackie (Moms)
by Gillespie, James D. Mabley, Jackie (Moms) by James D. Gillespie 1898–23 May 1975 (1898–23 May 1975), comedienne and actress, was born Loretta Mary Aiken in Brevard, the daughter of "Uncle" Jim and Mary Aiken. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Menhaden Chanteymen
by Foote, Margaret, Kress, Kelly. The Menhaden Chanteymen are a group of retired African American fishermen who previously worked off the coast near Beaufort. The group, during their working years, used singing to synchronize the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Mint Museum of Art
by Baker, Bruce E. The Mint Museum of Art is located in Charlotte in a building that once served as the first branch of the U.S. Mint outside Philadelphia. Gold was discovered in the Charlotte area in 1799, and by the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Moat, guardian lion statue, and causeway into temple buildings at Angkor Wat
by Freeman, Margery. Moat, guardian lion statue, and causeway into temple buildings at Angkor Wat A carved stone lion statue stands on guard near a causeway over the huge water reservoir and moat surrounding Angkor Wat, [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Monkey allies of Rama sit together on the ground (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Monkey allies of Rama sit together on the ground (Thai Ramayana mural) Seven differently colored monkeys sit on the ground with three of their crowned monkey kings in this detail from a mural at the [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Monkey god Hanuman in giant form kneeling (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Monkey god Hanuman in giant form kneeling (Thai Ramayana mural) This image of the monkey god Hanuman on a mural painted at the Emerald Buddha Temple shows him perched on one knee wearing golden [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Monkey god Hanuman in tree approaches Rama and Laksman (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Monkey god Hanuman in tree approaches Rama and Laksman (Thai Ramayana mural) The monkey god Hanuman climbing in a tree recognizes Rama and Laksman resting below, as seen on a mural at the Emerald [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Monkey soldiers gather around wounded Laksman in forest (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Monkey soldiers gather around wounded Laksman in forest (Thai Ramayana mural) Rama's brother Laksman lies wounded by a poisoned spear, as seen in a mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple. Dressed in [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Morgan, Lucy Calista
by Powell, William S. Lucy Calista Morgan, founder of the Penland School of Handicrafts, was born in the Cartoogechaye community of Macon County, the daughter of Alfred and Fannie Eugenia Siler Morgan. She received her [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Mountain Heritage Center
by Baker, Bruce E. The Mountain Heritage Center, located at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, is a museum focusing on the natural and cultural history and heritage of western North Carolina and the southern [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts
by Caldwell, Martha B. The Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA), founded in Winston-Salem in 1965 by Frank L. Horton, is dedicated to exhibiting and researching the regional decorative arts of the South before [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina Arts Council
by Hayworth, Marianne B. Governor Terry Sanford created the North Carolina Arts Council in 1964 to survey the status and needs of the arts and to advance the interests of the arts in the state. The Arts Council became a [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina Humanities Council
by Beck, John J. North Carolina Humanities Council by John J. Beck, 2006 The North Carolina Humanities Council (NCHC). [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina Museum of Art
by Maupin, Armistead J. The North Carolina Museum of Art was established in Raleigh in 1947 when the General Assembly appropriated $1 million for the purchase of Old Master paintings. By that action, North Carolina became [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina Quilts
by . North Carolina Quilts By Kelly Agan, N.C. Government & Heritage Library, [...] (from NCpedia K-8 Collection.)
North Carolina School of the Arts
by Whittenburg, Catherine A. The North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem was established in 1963 by the North Carolina General Assembly as the nation's first state-supported residential school of the arts. A [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North-Carolina Museum
by Murray, Elizabeth D. R. The North-Carolina Museum was one of the names associated with a short-lived effort in Raleigh in the 1810s to gather and display an assemblage of natural and manufactured objects, curiosities, and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Opera Houses
by Wilson, Paul F. From the mid-1870s until World War I, any building used for presenting entertainment on stage was popularly called an "opera house." The term was something of a euphemism: despite the popularity of [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Outdoor Dramas
by Holland, Ron, Zuber, Richard L., Faulkner, Ronnie W., Moore, Cecelia. Outdoor dramas, sometimes called symphonic dramas, are a type of theatrical production that takes its story from local history and augments it with music, dance, and spectacle. The style evolved from [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Painted statues including Victor Hugo on platform in Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh
by Freeman, Margery. Painted statues including Victor Hugo on platform in Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh Three painted statues on pedestals guarded by carved serpents are seen on a platform within the Cao Dai temple at Tay [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Painting from Thai Ramayana where king gives potion to queen to bear sons
by Freeman, Margery. Painting from Thai Ramayana where king gives potion to queen to bear sons In this painting of a scene from the Thai Ramayana, the king who is destined to be Rama's father gives a potion from the [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Paws and head of giant Hanuman cover pavillion to protect Rama (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Paws and head of giant Hanuman cover pavillion to protect Rama (Thai Ramayana mural) Hanuman enlarges himself to cover a pavillion to protect Rama, as seen on a mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple. [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Penland School of Crafts
by Bumgarner, Sheila. The Penland School of Crafts is one of the oldest and most prestigious handicraft schools in America. Located in the western mountains of Mitchell County, the school was established in the late 1920s [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
People flee Ravana's burning city through gate in palace wall (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. People flee Ravana's burning city through gate in palace wall (Thai Ramayana mural) Crowds of people flee out a gate from the white wall around Ravana's burning city on this mural detail at the [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
People of Ayudhya mourn below Sita's empty throne (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. People of Ayudhya mourn below Sita's empty throne (Thai Ramayana mural) This mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple show the people of Ayudhya mourning below Sita’s empty throne. At the lower right, [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Phifer, Robert Fulenwider
by Crute, Adair Phifer. Robert Fulenwider Phifer, first benefactor of the North Carolina Museum of Art, was born in Concord, the fifth of seven children. His father was Caleb Phifer, a prosperous merchant involved in the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pine Needle Art
by Cross, Dennis W. Pine needle art is an outgrowth of an ancient material culture tradition in North Carolina. For several millennia, the Native Americans living in the region that became North Carolina fashioned [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Poetry Part 1: North Carolina Poets of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
by McFee, Philip, Kress, Kelly. Although their acclaim has varied and their notability fluctuated, North Carolina poets have always been active, and the poetic drive has always been present in the state. Like its prose counterpart, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Poteat, Ida Isabella
by Powell, William S. Poteat, Ida Isabella By William S. Powell, 1994 15 Dec. 1858–1 Feb. 1940 Ida Isabella Poteat, artist, teacher, craftsman, and patron of art, was born at Forest Home near Yanceyville in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pottery
by Simpson-Vos, Mark, Egner, David M. North Carolina's internationally renowned pottery tradition reaches back centuries-to the time native inhabitants formed local clay into functional pots and ceremonial vessels. Archaeologists have [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pottery overview
by Jenkins, Rachel. The first potters in North Carolina were Native Americans, who used the coil-building method to make pottery. They shaped clay into long snakes, made the snakes into circles, and stacked them to form [...] (from NCpedia.)
Quilting in North Carolina
by Bell-Kite, Diana. The history of quiltmaking in North Carolina spans four centuries and has been shaped by Tar Heels of nearly every ethnic group and social class. At its simplest, quilting involves stitching or tying [...] (from North Carolina Museum of History.)
Quilting Part I: 18th Century - Antebellum
by Bell-Kite, Diana. Quilting Part I: 18th Century to Antebellum Era By Diana Bell-Kite, North Carolina Museum of History, 2015 See also: Quilting: Introduction; Quilting: Civil War & Postwar [...] (from North Carolina Museum of History.)
Quilting Part II: The Civil War & Postwar Era
by . Quilting Part II: The Civil War Era By Diana Bell-Kite, North Carolina Museum of History, 2015 See also: Quilting: Introduction; Quilting: 18th Century to Antebellum [...] (from North Carolina Museum of History.)
Quilting Part III: 1880s to 1920s
by Bell-Kite, Diana. Quilting Part III: 1880s to 1920s By Diana Bell-Kite, North Carolina Museum of History, 2015   See also: Quilting: Introduction; Quilting: 18th Century [...] (from North Carolina Museum of History.)
Quilting Part IV: The Great Depression
by Bell-Kite, Diana. Quilting Part IV: The Great Depression By Diana Bell-Kite, North Carolina Museum of History, 2015   See also: Quilting: Introduction; Quilting: 18th Century to [...] (from North Carolina Museum of History.)
Quilting Part V: 20th Century and 1970s Revival
by Bell-Kite, Diana. Quilting Part V: 20th Century and 1970s Revival By Diana Bell-Kite, North Carolina Museum of History, 2015   See also: Quilting: Introduction; Quilting: 18th Century [...] (from North Carolina Museum of History.)
Quilting Part VI: 21st Century and Beyond
by Bell-Kite, Diana. Quilting Part VI: 21st Century and Beyond By Diana Bell-Kite, North Carolina Museum of History, 2015   See also: Quilting: Introduction; Quilting: 18th Century to [...] (from North Carolina Museum of History.)
Quilts
by Lewis, Johanna Miller. Quilts, in textile terminology, consist of two layers of fabric, frequently with some form of batting or stuffing sandwiched between them, held together by ties or stitched designs. In early North [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Rama and his court watch Sita undergoing fire ordeal (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Rama and his court watch Sita undergoing fire ordeal (Thai Ramayana mural) Rama and his court watch Sita during the fire ordeal, as seen on a mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple. Sita stands calmly [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Rama and Laksman find fake dead Sita (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Rama and Laksman find fake dead Sita (Thai Ramayana mural) In a mural detail at the Emerald Buddha Temple, Rama and Laksman find what they believe is the dead corpse of Princess Sita. In reality, [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Rama and Sita get Sita's parents' blessing for their marriage (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Rama and Sita get Sita's parents' blessing for their marriage (Thai Ramayana mural) Rama and Sita ask for her parents’ consent to marry in this detail image on a Ramayana mural at the Emerald Buddha [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Rama and Sita sit at coronation ceremony in Ayudhya palace (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Rama and Sita sit at coronation ceremony in Ayudhya palace (Thai Ramayana mural)Rama and Sita sit at coronation ceremony in Ayudhya palace (Thai Ramayana mural) Rama and Sita have returned to the [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Rama and Sita tell their story to the God of Justice (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Rama and Sita tell their story to the God of Justice (Thai Ramayana mural)Rama and Sita tell their story to the God of Justice (Thai Ramayana mural) Rama and Sita tell their sides of the story to a [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Rama awards Hanuman a city to rule (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Rama awards Hanuman a city to rule (Thai Ramayana mural)Rama awards Hanuman a city to rule (Thai Ramayana mural) Rama awards Hanuman a city of his own to govern, as shown in a deep blue-tinted mural [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Rama says goodbye to people at Ayudhya palace (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Rama says goodbye to people at Ayudhya palace (Thai Ramayana mural)Rama says goodbye to people at Ayudhya palace (Thai Ramayana mural) This mural painting from the Emerald Buddha Temple shows Rama [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Rama shoots arrow at group of demons with elephant (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Rama shoots arrow at group of demons with elephant (Thai Ramayana mural)Rama shoots arrow at group of demons with elephant (Thai Ramayana mural) Standing gracefully on one foot, Prince Rama shoots [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Rama shoots arrow to call Garuda for aid (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Rama shoots arrow to call Garuda for aid (Thai Ramayana mural)Rama shoots arrow to call Garuda for aid (Thai Ramayana mural) Rama shoots an arrow into the sky to call the Garuda King for aid, as [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Rama shown to his people as future king (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Rama shown to his people as future king (Thai Ramayana mural)Rama shown to his people as future king (Thai Ramayana mural) Rama is shown to the people of Ayudhya and announced as their future king, [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Rama sits on a riverbank with four women, trying to forget Sita (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Rama sits on a riverbank with four women, trying to forget Sita (Thai Ramayana mural)Rama sits on a riverbank with four women, trying to forget Sita (Thai Ramayana mural) Rama sits on a riverbank [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Rama's army captures his son Mongkut in the forest (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Rama's army captures his son Mongkut in the forest (Thai Ramayana mural)Rama's army captures his son Mongkut in the forest (Thai Ramayana mural) Rama’s army captures his son Mongkut in the forest, [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Rama's army marches to demon island of Lanka (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Rama's army marches to demon island of Lanka (Thai Ramayana mural)Rama's army marches to demon island of Lanka (Thai Ramayana mural) Rama's army marches through the forest towards Ravana's demon [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Rama's brothers going to his wedding (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Rama's brothers going to his wedding (Thai Ramayana mural)Rama's brothers going to his wedding (Thai Ramayana mural) Rama’s brothers are seen going to his wedding on this mural detail at the Emerald [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Rama's chariot and army cross bridge to demon island (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Rama's chariot and army cross bridge to demon island (Thai Ramayana mural)Rama's chariot and army cross bridge to demon island (Thai Ramayana mural) Rama's army crosses the stone bridge to Ravana's [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Rama's walled city of Ayudhya (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Rama's walled city of Ayudhya (Thai Ramayana mural)Rama's walled city of Ayudhya (Thai Ramayana mural) Rama's hometown city of Ayudhya is depicted surrounded with solid white walls on a Ramayana [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Rama, Sita and Laksman leave for forest (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Rama, Sita and Laksman leave for forest (Thai Ramayana mural)Rama, Sita and Laksman leave for forest (Thai Ramayana mural) A mural painting at the Emerald Buddha Temple shows Rama, his wife Sita, [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Ravana arrives on golden chariot to fight (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Ravana arrives on golden chariot to fight (Thai Ramayana mural)Ravana arrives on golden chariot to fight (Thai Ramayana mural) Ravana arrives on his chariot to fight, as seen in a mural detail at [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Ravana instructs his niece to impersonate Sita (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Ravana instructs his niece to impersonate Sita (Thai Ramayana mural)Ravana instructs his niece to impersonate Sita (Thai Ramayana mural) In this Emerald Buddha Temple mural scene, the demon king [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Ravana instructs mermaid daughter to ruin Rama's bridge (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Ravana instructs mermaid daughter to ruin Rama's bridge (Thai Ramayana mural)Ravana instructs mermaid daughter to ruin Rama's bridge (Thai Ramayana mural) The demon king Ravana instructs his mermaid [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Ravana prepares poison spear (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Ravana prepares poison spear (Thai Ramayana mural)Ravana prepares poison spear (Thai Ramayana mural) Ravana sits in his royal pavillion and prepares a poison spear, as seen in a mural at the Emerald [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Ravana sits beside chariot wounded by arrow (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Ravana sits beside chariot wounded by arrow (Thai Ramayana mural)Ravana sits beside chariot wounded by arrow (Thai Ramayana mural) Ravana sits wounded by an arrow shot by Rama, as depicted in a [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Ravana threatens Hanuman with fire torch (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Ravana threatens Hanuman with fire torch (Thai Ramayana mural)Ravana threatens Hanuman with fire torch (Thai Ramayana mural) After trying many other methods to kill the captured Hanuman, Ravana uses [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Ravana's niece pretends to be the floating dead Sita (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Ravana's niece pretends to be the floating dead Sita (Thai Ramayana mural)Ravana's niece pretends to be the floating dead Sita (Thai Ramayana mural) Floating on her back extended in the water, [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Recording Industry - Part 1: Introduction
by Wells, Mike "Lightnin'". Recording Industry - Part 1: Introduction; Recording Industry - Part 2: North Carolina Recording Pioneers; Recording Industry - Part 3: Independent Labels Find Success; Recording Industry - Part 4: [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Recording Industry - Part 3: Independent Labels Find Success
by Wells, Mike "Lightnin'". Recording Industry - Part 1: Introduction; Recording Industry - Part 2: North Carolina Recording Pioneers; Recording Industry - Part 3: Independent Labels Find Success; Recording Industry - Part 4: [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Recording Industry - Part 4: Record Production since the 1970s
by . Recording Industry - Part 1: Introduction; Recording Industry - Part 2: North Carolina Recording Pioneers; Recording Industry - Part 3: Independent Labels Find Success; Recording Industry - Part 4: [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Recording Industry - Part 5: References
by . Recording Industry - Part 1: Introduction; Recording Industry - Part 2: North Carolina Recording Pioneers; Recording Industry - Part 3: Independent Labels Find Success; Recording Industry - Part 4: [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Red and gold lion cremation figure
by Freeman, Margery. Red and gold lion cremation figureRed and gold lion cremation figureA red and gold lion cremation figure is on display in Bali. Families spend large sums to acquire beautiful figures in which to [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Roadside Attractions
by Foss, Mandy. Roadside Attractions "You Can’t Miss It: Roadside Fun" by Mandy Foss Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Fall 2008. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Royal wedding of Sita and Rama (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Royal wedding of Sita and Rama (Thai Ramayana mural)Royal wedding of Sita and Rama (Thai Ramayana mural) A royal pavillion scene on a mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple shows the wedding of Sita and [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Rural landscape with mountains, trees, fields, and river (Thai Ramayana Mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Rural landscape with mountains, trees, fields, and river (Thai Ramayana Mural)Rural landscape with mountains, trees, fields, and river (Thai Ramayana Mural) Emerald Buddha Temple mural painting of a [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Sawtooth Center for Visual Art
by Kress, Kelly. The Sawtooth Center for Visual Art, an arts education facility located in downtown Winston-Salem in a renovated 1910 textile mill with a distinctive jagged roofline, serves the Triad community [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Serpents coil around monkey troops and horse (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Serpents coil around monkey troops and horse (Thai Ramayana mural)Serpents coil around monkey troops and horse (Thai Ramayana mural)Demon arrows that become serpents coil around Rama’s monkey troops, [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Serpents coil around Rama's monkey troops and Laksman (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Serpents coil around Rama's monkey troops and Laksman (Thai Ramayana mural)Serpents coil around Rama's monkey troops and Laksman (Thai Ramayana mural) Serpents coil around Rama's troops, as seen in [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Seven headed serpent forming stone balustrade at Angkor Wat
by Freeman, Margery. Seven headed serpent forming stone balustrade at Angkor WatA seven-headed serpent or "naga" forms a stone balustrade beside a walkway leading into a building at Angkor Wat. The naga, literally [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Silversmithing
by Lewis, Michael H. Silversmithing by Michael H. Lewis, 2006 Silversmithing is usually considered one of the luxury trades, involving the manufacture of silver utensils of a wide variety. These include [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Sita proves her purity by fire ordeal (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Sita proves her purity by fire ordeal (Thai Ramayana mural)Sita proves her purity by fire ordeal (Thai Ramayana mural) Sita proves her purity by undergoing a fire ordeal, as seen in a mural detail [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Sita taking royal bath before wedding (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Sita taking royal bath before wedding (Thai Ramayana mural)Sita taking royal bath before wedding (Thai Ramayana mural) Sita is shown taking a royal bath before her wedding to Rama in a mural at the [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Sita walks with hermit (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Sita walks with hermit (Thai Ramayana mural)Sita walks with hermit (Thai Ramayana mural) Sita walks through the forest with a hermit in this mural detail from the Emerald Buddha Temple. The crowned [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Sita's son sent to fetch water in forest (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Sita's son sent to fetch water in forest (Thai Ramayana mural)Sita's son sent to fetch water in forest (Thai Ramayana mural) This mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple illustrates when Sita’s son is [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Sita's two sons are received by Rama at palace (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Sita's two sons are received by Rama at palace (Thai Ramayana mural)Sita's two sons are received by Rama at palace (Thai Ramayana mural) Sita’s two sons are received by Rama at palace, as seen in a [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Sita, Rama, and Laksman depart palace for forest exile (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Sita, Rama, and Laksman depart palace for forest exile (Thai Ramayana mural)Sita, Rama, and Laksman depart palace for forest exile (Thai Ramayana mural) On this mural detail at the Emerald Buddha [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art
by Kress, Kelly. The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), located in Winston-Salem, serves as a nonprofit community resource and revolving exhibit space for American contemporary art. SECCA is dedicated [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Southern Highland Craft Guild
by Cross, Dennis W. The Southern Highland Craft Guild (SHCG) was established in 1930 and has worked steadily since then to document, encourage, support, and exhibit the handicrafts of the people of North Carolina and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Spectators watch funeral procession of serpent figure and royal umbrellas
by Freeman, Margery. Spectators watch funeral procession of serpent figure and royal umbrellasSpectators, both locals and foreign tourists, watch the funeral procession as a colorful red serpent figure and two royal [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
State Art Medium, Clay
by Weaver, Ardath Goldstein. State Art Medium of North Carolina: Clay by Ardath Goldstein Weaver Research Director, North Carolina Arts Council, 2013. See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main [...] (from North Carolina Arts Council.)
State Art Society
by Williams, Wiley J. The North Carolina State Art Society, precursor to the North Carolina Museum of Art, began with the work of the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association, a private organization founded by [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Stephen, Walter Benjamin
by Moser, Artus Monroe. Walter Benjamin Stephen, master contemporary artistic potter who discovered new glazes and techniques for producing some of the finest art pottery in America, was born in Clinton, Iowa, the son of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Stone statue in Hanoi of Ho Chi Minh reading to young girl
by Freeman, Margery. Stone statue in Hanoi of Ho Chi Minh reading to young girl A monumental stone statue of Ho Chi Minh, outside city hall in Ho Chi Minh City, shows him gently touching a young girl's head. She is [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Stone statue memorial of Communist resistance to Vietnam War at Mai Lai
by Freeman, Margery. Stone statue memorial of Communist resistance to Vietnam War at Mai Lai A stone statue memorializes Communist resistance to the Vietnam War at Mai Lai. The Soviet-style statue shows a woman standing [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Story of Sita's son told to Rama at palace (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Story of Sita's son told to Rama at palace (Thai Ramayana mural)Story of Sita's son told to Rama at palace (Thai Ramayana mural) The story of Sita’s son is told to Rama at the palace, as portrayed [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Sugriva attacks demons hiding in giant gilt umbrella (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Sugriva attacks demons hiding in giant gilt umbrella (Thai Ramayana mural)Sugriva attacks demons hiding in giant gilt umbrella (Thai Ramayana mural) This scene from a mural at the Emerald Buddha [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Telegraph [painting]
by . Telegraph [painting]Telegraph [painting] This circa 1862 painting by Constantino Brumidi, entitled Telegraph, symbolically commemorates the laying of the first successful transatlantic cable -- one [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Ten-armed Ravana gets his dream interpreted by his brother (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Ten-armed Ravana gets his dream interpreted by his brother (Thai Ramayana mural)Ten-armed Ravana gets his dream interpreted by his brother (Thai Ramayana mural) In this mural detail at the Emerald [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
The Apotheosis of Washington
by . Photograph of Constantino Brumidi's 1865 fresco in the Capitol dome, entitled The Apotheosis of Washington.  The fresco (a painting done on fresh, moist plaster) depicts George Washington's [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
The Apotheosis of Washington (War)
by . The Apotheosis of Washington (War)The Apotheosis of Washington (War)Armored Freedom, with sword raised and cape flying, tramples Tyranny and Kingly Power. She is assisted by a fierce eagle carrying [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (Agriculture)
by . The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (Agriculture)The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (Agriculture)Ceres, the goddess of agriculture, is shown with a wreath of wheat and a cornucopia, seated on a [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (Commerce)
by . The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (Commerce)The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (Commerce)Mercury, god of commerce, with his winged cap and sandals and caduceus, hands a bag of gold to Robert [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (George Washington Rising to the Heavens)
by . The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (George Washington Rising to the Heavens)The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (George Washington Rising to the Heavens)Brumidi depicted George Washington rising to [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (Marine)
by . The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (Marine)The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (Marine)Neptune, god of the sea, holding his trident and crowned with seaweed, rides in a shell chariot drawn by sea [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (Mechanics)
by . The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (Mechanics)The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (Mechanics)Vulcan, god of the forge, stands at his anvil with his foot on a cannon, near a pile of cannon balls and [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (Science)
by . The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (Science)The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (Science)Minerva, goddess of wisdom and the arts of civilization, with helmet and spear, points to an electric [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Thomas Day: Fine-Crafted Freedom
by Davis, Sarajanee. Day, Thomas  Fine-Crafted Freedom By Sarajanee Davis, N.C. Government & Heritage Library, 2019 From the NCpedia K-8 Collection Ca. 1801-1861 Do you have a favorite piece of [...] (from NCpedia K-8 Collection.)
Three girls sit in stone doorway near carved columns of building at Angkor
by Freeman, Margery. Three girls sit in stone doorway near carved columns of building at AngkorThree girls sit in stone doorway near carved columns of building at AngkorThree girls sit in a stone doorway near carved [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Tiered roofs and spires on Cambodia's National Museum building in Phnom Penh
by Freeman, Margery. Tiered roofs and spires on Cambodia's National Museum building in Phnom PenhTiered roofs and spires on Cambodia's National Museum building in Phnom PenhTiered roofs and spires grace Cambodia's [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Tiny Hanuman enters mouth of demon guard standing in waves (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Tiny Hanuman enters mouth of demon guard standing in waves (Thai Ramayana mural)Tiny Hanuman enters mouth of demon guard standing in waves (Thai Ramayana mural) On the Ramayana mural at the Emerald [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Twenty-armed Ravana fights eagle king Sadayu on Indian painting
by Freeman, Margery. Twenty-armed Ravana fights eagle king Sadayu on Indian paintingTwenty-armed Ravana fights eagle king Sadayu on Indian painting A twenty-armed and ten-headed demon king Ravana fights the eagle king [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Two wives mourn beside dying Ravana (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Two wives mourn beside dying Ravana (Thai Ramayana mural)Two wives mourn beside dying Ravana (Thai Ramayana mural) Two beautiful wives mourn beside the body of Ravana as he dies. In this mural [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Valentiner, William Reinhold
by Cotten, Alice R. Valentiner, William Reinhold by Alice R. Cotten, 1996 2 May 1880–6 Sept. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 1: Introduction
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha B. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 2: Early North Carolina Painting and Portraiture
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha B. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 3: A Growing Artistic Community in the State
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha B. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 4: Producing and Teaching Art in North Carolina Colleges and Universities
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha B. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 5: The Evolution of Photography
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha B. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 6: North Carolina Art Museums, Exhibits, and Centers
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha B. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Wallpaper
by Powell, William S. Wallpaper, first known as "wall hanging," appeared in the New England colonies by 1700 and was available in the South by the 1740s. In 1758 plans were made to establish a new capital for North [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Washington, Statues of
by Draper, Howard. The only statues of first U.S. president George Washington in North Carolina are two located at the State Capitol in Raleigh. The movement to place a statue of Washington in the state began in 1815. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Weaving
by Lewis, Johanna Miller. Weaving, the process of producing textiles on a loom, in North Carolina dates back to the colonial period of the state's history. From that time into the early nineteenth century, weaving functioned [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Welfare (Wohlfahrt), (Christian) Daniel
by Walser, Richard. Welfare (Wohlfahrt), (Christian) Daniel by Richard Walser, 1996 12 June 1796–30 Aug. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Whimmy-Diddle
by Bizzarri, Elia. A whimmy-diddle, also known as the Gee-Haw Whimmy-Diddle ("gee" and "haw" are the commands shouted to oxen on a farm), is a toy made out of a stick of mountain laurel that was traditionally made by [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Whistler's Mother
by Barefoot, Daniel W. Wilmington-born Anna Mathilda McNeill Whistler was the mother of artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler and the subject of his most famous painting. Although officially titled Arrangement in Black and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Whistler, Anna Mathilda McNeill
by Whiteside, Heustis P. Whistler, Anna Mathilda McNeill by Heustis P. Whiteside, 1996; Revised December 2021 27 Sept. 1804–31 Jan. 1881 See also: Whistler's Mother; William Gibbs McNeill, brother Anna Mathilda [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Williams, Mary Lyde Hicks
by Moore, Claude H. Mary Lyde Hicks Williams, artist, was born in Faison, the daughter of Captain Lewis (Company E, Twentieth North Carolina Regiment, Confederate States of America) and Rachel McIver Hicks. She was a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Woman in white robes sweeps veranda steps of Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh
by Freeman, Margery. Woman in white robes sweeps veranda steps of Cao Dai temple at Tay NinhWoman in white robes sweeps veranda steps of Cao Dai temple at Tay NinhA grey-haired woman in long white robes sweeps the [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Womanless Weddings
by Kobrin, Lisa Brantley. Womanless weddings, often staged by men's civic and fraternal groups, were popular entertainment in North Carolina and other southern states prior to the advent of television. They consisted of a [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Women pick fruit in fertile garden (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Women pick fruit in fertile garden (Thai Ramayana mural)Women pick fruit in fertile garden (Thai Ramayana mural) Women pick fruit in a fertile garden, as painted on a mural at the Emerald Buddha [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Woodcarving
by Weidman, Rich. Woodcarving evolved into a true art form among North Carolinians, with works ranging from intricate caricatures and animals popular with the Cherokee and Mountain people to decoys carved by duck [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Wounded eagle king Sadayu brings Sita's ring to Rama (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Wounded eagle king Sadayu brings Sita's ring to Rama (Thai Ramayana mural)Wounded eagle king Sadayu brings Sita's ring to Rama (Thai Ramayana mural) After battling Ravana, the wounded eagle king [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
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