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6 edition of American star work coverlets found in the catalog.

American star work coverlets

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Published by Design Books, Distributed by Lyons & Burford in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Hand weaving -- United States.,
    • Coverlets -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 150-151) and index.

      StatementJudith Gordon ; photographs by Bernard Gordon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTT848 .G668 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination152 p. :
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1119577M
      ISBN 101558213821
      LC Control Number94045879
      OCLC/WorldCa31782419

      We cannot say who the weaver was; there are only two known female fancy weavers, so this was probably made for Elizabeth Miller. At least one weaver could be found in most county seats. Our preference is for orders through PayPal. Often fringe on the foot or the sides and foot. Mary Evans as BAQ designers and kit makers are unfolded here.

      If I may be blunt, don't clump it in with coffee table books because of its size and large photos. Then there's a gallery featuring a wide range of coverlets, a drawdown and photograph of each plus an off-the-cuff description of it and a box containing its vital statistics. Warmth, beauty, and art: our early American handwoven coverlets have it all. Always, there are anomalies and they're discussed with great delight. Often fringe on the foot or the sides and foot.

      There is minimal identifying text, and a short, disjointed introduction contains some tidbits about the production of coverlets and their place in the political and social setting of the 19th century. Whitwell, The Roanoke Times From the Publisher Two private collections of American handwoven coverlets, both including well-preserved examples created mostly in the Middle Atlantic states, Ohio, and Indiana between the s and the s, are presented in these two books. The volume on the Shein collection is mainly a lovely picture book, presenting full-page photographs of both the fronts and backs of coverlets. A border pattern s on the sides and foot.


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American star work coverlets by Judith Gordon Download PDF Ebook

The Coverlet Book

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Woven Coverlets, An American Story For the last ten years it has been our goal to bring to these pages a broadly representative group of American quilts, particularly those that span the nineteenth and early American star work coverlets book centuries. Inthe group is starting a new project for the sample exchange which includes weaving samples for a collection of 19th century southern overshot and counterpane drafts.

More than one coverlet exhibits what happens when a weaver runs out of a color before finishing the project. This chapter covers "coverlets that have geometric, loom controlled patterns and are believed to be woven on early American treadle looms. Among the many trees in the Trees and Churches American star work coverlets book, is a pictorial description of how upright and sideways trees are formed.

Many of these patterns are extraordinary! The maker is unknown American star work coverlets book Mary Hergenroder Simon is the attributed designer. This is a tied biederwand in indigo and white in the "double roses" pattern with lattice-like outlining.

The double weave coverlets are usually woven with one plain weave layer being cotton and the other plain weave layer being wool. Some, incredibly, have retained a brightness and clarity rarely matched in quilts of a similar vintage. Unlike a "brides quilt", the coverlet was less a form of decorative pride than a staple of everyday use.

On the bottom and top there is an additional 4 inch cocoa border and fringe. As with her previous book, The Coverlet Book is full to overflowing with drawdowns, detailed information and pictures, in color and black and white.

Following "Twills" is "Double Weave". It also was probably commercially machine loomed. It is unusual to see a sumthe weaver ran out of the lighter green dyed wool and finished mer winter coverlet with a border and woven with red and gold weaving the right half with a darker green dyed wool.

Colored pattern threads on natural backgrounds. For each of these chapters there's an overview of the coverlets analyzed followed by a detailed discussion and explanation of its structure.

If you or a friend have never quite understood how two layers can form simultaneously, perhaps a 'eureka' moment will come now. If you flip through the Twill chapter, you may wonder if perhaps I flipped, too, by including some of these variations.

Whitwell, The Roanoke Times From the Publisher Two private collections of American handwoven coverlets, both including well-preserved examples created mostly in the Middle Atlantic states, Ohio, and Indiana between the s and the s, are presented in these two books.

An all wool tightly woven weaving of two pieces sewn together by hand. Buying them together can save a few more dollars on shipping. Their interest was due to many inquiries at that time coming to the Museum about contemporary quilt making, and yet they were lacking modern examples.A new source for quilt history research and material objects is the updated and expanded edition of the book with the same title.

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