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History of the Patchwork Quilt - VON GWINNER SCHNUPPE

History of the Patchwork Quilt

Paperback Published: 1st July 2007
ISBN: 9780887401367
Number Of Pages: 196

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The origins, traditions and symbolism of patchwork in clothing and quilts are explored from multi-national examples over the past 500 years. This classic book now in its first English edition traces quilts across Europe and Asia and through the growing textile industry of North America. Color and black-and-white photographs show beautiful applique and Amish quilts as well as crazy-quilts, bridal and friendship quilts and more. Examples represent historical and contemporary prize-winning designs._x000D_The author provides an extensive bibliography in hopes that it will foster more extensive research into the interesting background of patchwork art._x000D_Quilt collectors, dealers, and makers, as well as textile artists and designers will find interesting explanations of the designs. They will also find inspiration for their own work in this beautiful book._x000D_ AUTHOR:

ISBN: 9780887401367
ISBN-10: 0887401368
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 196
Published: 1st July 2007
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.7 x 19.7  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.79