American Windsor Furniture: Specialized Forms

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Hudson Hills, 1997 - Antiques & Collectibles - 256 pages
This companion volume to American Windsor Chairs goes into the background behind the more specialized pieces of furniture such as cradles, highchairs, settees, stools, barber chairs, commodes and spinning wheels. The material is surveyed chronologically and by geographic region and each form is treated in cultural, economic and technological context.
 

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Contents

I
33
II
52
III
86
IV
98
V
143
VI
182
VII
193
VIII
209
IX
214
X
227
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About the author (1997)

NANCY GOYNE EVANS is an independent furniture historian, lecturer, consultant, and former Winterthur Museum staff member. She has been awarded a George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award (Art Libraries Society of North America), the Charles F. Montgomery Prize (Decorative Arts Society), and a Choice Outstanding Academic Book Award (Association of College and Research Libraries of the American Library Association) for American Windsor Chairs (1996) and American Windsor Furniture: Specialized Forms (1997), which were both published in association with Winterthur.

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