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American quilts :the democratic art, 1780-2007 /Robert Shaw.

Collection Type
Books
Variant Title
Democratic art, 1780-2007
Originator
Shaw, Robert, 1951-
Publication
New York, NY : Sterling
Contents
American quilts, the democratic art -- Old World traditions and American beginnings, 1780-1825 -- King Cotton, 1825-60 -- The golden age of appliquâe, 1840-60 -- The rise of the pieced quilt, 1840-80 -- A nation divided, 1840-70 -- Exuberance and imagination, 1870-1910 -- Crazy quilts and log cabins, 1876-1920 -- Diversity, 1870-1940 -- The Amish, 1880-1940 -- Nostalgia, social causes, and hard times, 1910-40 -- Simmering along, 1940-70 -- The great revival, 1970-2000 -- The art of intention, 1970-2000 -- Yesterday, today, and tomorrow, 2000-2007.
Date
c2009.
Description
376 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.
This photographed book covers the historical panorama of quiltmaking in the United States, from the quintessential patterns to their cultural significance.--[Book jacket.]
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 358-364) and index.
ISBN
140274773X
9781402747731
GUSN
245503
Call Number
Coll. NK9112.S425 2009
Descriptive terms
Quilts History.
Places
United States

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