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An Everything Croton reader and former resident sent us this 1970 article on Croton's own Vera Neumann yesterday. For those who don't know, Vera was a textile artist known for her bold patterns and more. Enormously popular in the 60's and 70's, her signature scarves and home goods are highly collectible today. Click on the photos below.
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--THE EVERYTHING CROTON SERIES: CROTON AND CORTLANDT ARTISTS, THE 1970'S http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/02/croton-artists-early-1970s.html
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Vera Neumann is mentioned in Isabel Allende's "The Japanese Lover." I remember going to her house in Croton for a fundraiser back in the 1960s--she had a Calder in the front yard. I used to buy her scarves (with the Vera signature) for my mother, who was also named Vera.ReplyDelete
Fascinating! Thank you.ReplyDelete