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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-256335

Description

xvii, 223 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Painted furniture History 18th century.
Painted furniture History 19th century.
Women Education History 18th century.
Women Education History 19th century.
Frau.
Möbelmalerei.

Originator

Salm, Betsy Krieg.

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.

Publication

Hanover [N.H.] : University Press of New England

Description

xvii, 223 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.

Notes

Received 2011; T209.
Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN

9781584658450 (cloth : alk. paper)
1584658452 (cloth : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks NK2406.S35 2010
Coll. NK2406.S35 2010

Places

United States
USA.