The laces of Ipswich : the art and economics of an early American industry, 1750-1840 / Marta Cotterell Raffel.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146586

Description

xii, 156 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Lace and lace making
Lace industry

Originator

Raffel, Marta Cotterell.

Contents

The making of an American industry -- Tools of the trade -- From the most humble of tools is wrought a thing of exceptional beauty -- Ipswich lace -- The lace makers of Ipswich -- A matter of class and pride -- A tribute to those who wore Ipswich lace -- Epilogue -- To never be forgotten.

Publication

Hanover : University Press of New England

Description

xii, 156 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-156).

ISBN

1584651636

Call Number

Coll. NK9412.I67 C67 2003

Places

Massachusetts Ipswich.