I am so privileged that my parade cow bell was photograph as being one of the top- rated Museum Quality work among the best Tradition artists in America at the Historic Grove in Louisville Kentucky. They hosted this years 31st Annual Directory of Tradition American Crafts.
My hand stitch cow bell strap is featured is On page 62 in the August Early American life magazines. It’s my 13 year in a row that my hand stitch leather work as been evaluate by a panel of museum curators, university professors, antiques dealers and collectors.
My very first year my work was rated Museum Quality and in my 13 year I am still been rated Museum Quality, I am so Bless.
“The highest rating is Museum Quality, which indicates the artist has achieved or surpassed the highest standards and the work is suitable for display in a museum now and undoubtedly will find its way there in the future. ”