Massachusetts quilts :our common wealth /Lynne Zacek Bassett, editor.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-225928

Description

xviii, 336 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Quilts
Quiltmakers
Quilt.

Originator

Bassett, Lynne Z., 1961-

Contents

Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- I. History. 1. Early quilts and quilted clothing ; 2. Northeastern Massachusetts : the crucible ; 3. Southeastern Massachusetts : from Pilgrims to poplins ; 4. Cape Cod, Nantucket, and Martha's Vineyard : quilting by the sea ; 5. Worcester County : the heart of the Commonwealth ; 6. The Connecticut river valley : a rich heritage ; 7. Berkshire County : rising to the challenge ; 8. The textile industry -- II. Community. 9. Cooperative quilting : 1770-1850 ; 10. Anti-slavery quilts ; 11. Agricultural fairs and quilts ; 12. Politics and patriotism in quilts ; 13. Lost towns of the Quabbin ; 14. Family quilts ; 15. Immigrant and ethnic communities ; 16. Quilts in war time -- III. Memory. 17. Quilts as memory ; 18. The colonial revival -- Notes -- Bibliography : selected Massachusetts quilts in other publications -- About the contributors -- Index.

Publication

Lebanon, NH : University Press of New England

Description

xviii, 336 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-325) and index.
Complementary copy. Historic New England images appear on pages 115 and 175-176.

ISBN

9781584657453 (cloth : alk. paper)
1584657456
9781584657460
1584657464

Call Number

Stacks NK9112.M365 2009
Coll. NK9112.M365 2009 c. 2

Places

Massachusetts.