American sewn rugs :their history with exceptional examples /Jan Whitlock ; with Tracy Jamar.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-303595

Description

113 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm

Details

Descriptive Terms

Rugs
Decorative arts
Needlework
Decorative arts.
Needlework.
Rugs.

Originator

Whitlock, Jan.
Jamar, Tracy.

Contents

Introduction -- Techniques -- How rugs were used -- Sewn rugs and the decorative arts -- Social classes and needlework -- Rug work schools -- Lyman Beecher's school -- Mercy Hunting's rug -- Connections to the Foote bed rugs -- The Hartford rugs -- Needlework of Wethersfield -- Catalog -- Care and restoration -- New samples of old techniques.

Description

113 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 111-112).

ISBN

9781467548663
1467548669

Call Number

Coll. NK2812.W45 2012

Material Type

Catalogs.

Places

United States
Connecticut.
United States.