1939Several Folly Cove neighbors joined Aino Clarke for a six-month weekly class in design with Virginia Lee Burton, which started the Folly Cove Designers.People and Communities, Arts and Culture, Local Organizations, Art

Photos. The Folly Cove Designers Collection, Box 1, Folders 3-5, Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Gloucester, MA.
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Class standards were high, the workload was demanding, and Burton was a dedicated teacher. Students focused on one motif for the entire six months. They designed linoleum blocks to use on textiles for their homes.

Goodwin, Deborah L., Folly Cove Designers: Designer-Craftsmen 1938-1969; Folly Cove Designers: A Retrospective, Cape Ann Historical Association, Exhibition Catalogue, 1982, “Works by Folly Cove Designers.” Cape Ann Museum, https://www.capeannmuseum.org/collections/folly-cove-designers/.
Photos. The Folly Cove Designers Collection, Box 1, Folders 3-5, Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Gloucester, MA.
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