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Women's painted furniture, 1790-1830 :American schoolgirl art /Betsy Krieg Salm.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Salm, Betsy Krieg.
Publication
Hanover [N.H.] : University Press of New England
Contents
Foreword / Mimi Handler -- Preface: the enchanting box -- An introduction to women's painted furniture, 1790-1830 -- The process of creating women's painted furniture -- Motifs in women's painted furniture -- Women's education -- American schoolgirl art pupils and their painted pieces -- Conclusion: "Ancients" and "Moderns" -- Appendixes. Appendix A. Art instruction books of the Federal period ; Appendix B. The rules of Litchfield Academy, 1825 ; Appendix C. A chronicle of Sir Andreas B. Engstrom's advertisements offering lessons, 1825-1827 ; Appendix D. Professional treatment of Elizabeth Perkins' table ; Appendix E. Recipe for finishing a young lady ; Appendix F. Suppliers of materials used to create historical replications of women's painted furniture, 1790-1830 ; Appendix G. Historical societies and museums with women's painted furniture in their collections ; Appendix H. Research institutions providing archival material on women's painted furniture ; Appendix I. Further reading -- Glossary.
Date
c2010.
Description
xvii, 223 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Received 2011; T209.
ISBN
1584658452 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781584658450 (cloth : alk. paper)
GUSN
256335
Call Number
Coll. NK2406.S35 2010
Stacks NK2406.S35 2010
Descriptive terms
Frau.
Möbelmalerei.
Painted furniture History 18th century.
Painted furniture History 19th century.
Women Education History 18th century.
Women Education History 19th century.
Places
USA.
United States

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