Clues in the Calico: A Guide to Identifying and Dating Antique Quilts

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EPM Publications, 1989 - Crafts & Hobbies - 200 pages
The system unveiled here for dating heirloom quilts is based upon five characteristics -- fabric, style, color, technique, and pattern. In recounting the method's evolution, which involved the examination of 900 date-inscribed specimens, Brackman imparts a colorful history of quilt making.

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Contents

Chapter
10
CLUES IN FIBER AND FABRICS
35
Chapter 4
50
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Barbara Brackman specializes in writing about American quilts and other folk arts. She is the author of several books about quilting. Barbara is a contributing editor at Quilter's Newsletter Magazine, a researcher for the Kansas Museum of History, and honorary quilt curator for the Spencer Museum of Art. She has served as consultant to many state quilt projects. Barbara resides in Lawrence, Kansas.

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