American quilts & coverlets in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007 - Crafts & Hobbies - 320 pages

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Serious studies of American quilts and coverlets have kept pace with the booming disciplines of material culture and women's history since the 1980s. Recent works of note include books about the Gee's ... Read full review


Foreword by Philippe de Montebello
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Amelia Peck is Marcia F.Vilcek Curator of American Decorative Arts at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She was the author of the original edition of American Quilts & Coverlets in The Metropolitan Museum of Art and has written several titles on historical architecture, including CANDACE WHEELER: THE ART AND ENTERPRISE OF AMERICAN DESIGN, 1875-1900 (2001) and PERIOD ROOMS IN THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART (2004).

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