Early American decorating techniques: step-by-step directions for mastering traditional crafts
"The definitive guide to restoring and reproducing the stenciled and painted decorations found on antique furniture, tinware, glass, pictures, and walls. With more than 100 color and black-and-white illustrations and 27 ready-to-work patterns"--Cover.
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Color and Additional Painting Techniques
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