Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: The Dinner Party: Heritage Floor: Margaret Jones

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Judy Chicago (American, b. 1939). The Dinner Party (Heritage Floor; detail), 1974–79. Porcelain with rainbow and gold luster, 48 x 48 x 48 ft. (14.6 x 14.6 x 14.6 m). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation, 2002.10. © Judy Chicago. Photograph by Jook Leung Photography

Margaret Jones
Date of birth unknown; d. 1648, Boston, Massachusetts

Margaret Jones, a midwife in Charlestown, Massachusetts, was tried and executed for witchcraft in 1648. She was the second woman in America to be executed as a witch, the first being Alse Young in Connecticut in 1647.

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