Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Another side of George Washington Carver

Did you know that scientist, educator, humanitarian, and former slave, George Washington Carver (he of peanut research fame), found time in his busy schedule to paint, crochet, knit, and do needlework (embroidery, woo hoo!)? He dyed many of his own threads and fibers with natural dyes made from local walnut, mulberry, and ochre clay. Check it out.

1 comment:

Ganesh Dhamodkar said...

Yeah, he certainly was a great genious who fetched up the maximum out of him to make the world brigther.