Foxfire 8 Setting & Symbolism

Eliot Wigginton
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Segreation

The concept of segregation is the idea that blacks and whites should be separated in all things, due to the supposed inferior status of the black race.

Alkaline glaze

Glazes for pottery made of high fire ash, such as lye ash, clay, water, and sometimes lime.

Face Jug

A form of pottery which is a vase upon which a grotesque or highly-stylized face is shaped. These were often used for religious purposes and burials but now serve as highly-prized sculptures.

Rectangular Kiln

Kilns that are rectangular in shape rather than circular such as those used in the north. When enclosed in earth to improve insulation, these are known as groundhog kilns.

Pug Mill

A mill also known as a mud mill in which potters place their clay to be ground up and smoothed.

Iron Lifter

A tool often made of iron or wood that is used to...

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