The Quilt: A History And Celebration Of An American Art Form
Here is the largest, most comprehensive history of American quilts ever published! The Quilt explores the evolution of quilting in America, showing in vivid colors and patterns how African American, Amish, Hawaiian, Hmong, and Native American quilts celebrate cultural identity, and how quilts connect us to one another through quilting bees and other community groups. Noted quilt historian Elise Sc...
Paperback: 348 pages
Publisher: Voyageur Press; First, Paperback edition of Hardcover edition edition (April 3, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 9 x 1 x 10.3 inches
Amazon Rank: 13243529
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“Love, love, love this book! I have become borderline obsessed with the " Dear Jane" quilt because of this book! :) It is really amazing to learn some history of quilting. I always hear ppl say "that's an old block" but had no idea just how old! You ...”
ebler Roberts also goes beyond the historical nature of quilts to cover current efforts at quilt preservation, collecting and appraising, and state documentation projects. Her book features an encyclopedia of favorite quilt styles and is gloriously illustrated with more than 200 full-color photographs of classic collectible quilts.