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"Bedsteads Should be Painted Green" : Shaker Paints and Varnishes

SC001.1995.073.260.002 (RS13046)

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Collection Name
Old-Time New England
Collection Code
SC001
Dates
1995
Date Notes
Volume 73, Number 260 (Fall 1995)
Abstract
While the common belief is that Shakers used buttermilk, blueberries and other natural materials to create their paints, research shows that the Shakers made their paints using proven recipes from outside their world and raw materials from New York and New England.
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Collection Type
Serials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Article ID: 65
GUSN
169693
Reference Code
SC001.1995.073.260.002

Record details

Originator
Buck, Susan L. (Susan Louise), 1954- (Author)
Publisher
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities
Publisher Series
Old Time New England
Place of Publication
Boston, Mass.
Publications Referencing This Collection
(1995). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

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