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The Upholstery Shop
Betsy Ross Work Shop Betsy Ross Work Shop
Betsy Ross Work Shop We come to the work shop where Betsy plied her trade as an upholsterer. After her first husband, John Ross, died, Betsy continued working on furniture, and sewing curtains, drapes, and wall hangings. Records show that she and John Claypoole covered a desk at the State House (Independence Hall) with green fabric.

Betsy Ross Tools Betsy Ross Tools
Betsy Ross Tools Here are closeups on the tools and fabrics used by upholsterers in the 18th century.

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