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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-245503

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.]

Details

Descriptive Terms

Quilts History.

Originator

Shaw, Robert, 1951-

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.

Publication

New York, NY : Sterling

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

9781402747731
140274773X

Call Number

Coll. NK9112.S425 2009

Places

United States

Variant Title

Democratic art, 1780-2007