American Wicker: woven furniture from 1850 to 1930

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Rizzoli, Apr 15, 1993 - History - 175 pages
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Plain or fancy, natural or painted, American wicker represents a significant and distinctive achievement in the international arena of the decorative arts. A fascinating history of American woven furnishings from the 19th-century to the Great Depression. 160 illustrations, 75 in color.

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From a combination of two Swedish words-- wika, " to bend , '' and vikker, "willow''--wicker became an umbrella term covering an array of reeds, canes, willow limbs, and palm leaves used to make woven ... Read full review

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