The Arts & Crafts Movement in New Zealand, 1870-1940: Women Make Their Mark

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Auckland University Press, 2000 - Art - 232 pages
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This is a study of the Arts and Crafts movement in New Zealand and in particular of the role and contribution of women. The work uncovers a number of gifted artistic talents and a wide range of beautiful and unusual works mostly still in private hands. It explores drawing, textile design, bookbinding, metalwork, jewellery, wood carving and embroidery. attention to the influential figures and showing how the artistic talents of women were encouraged and developed.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgements
7
Preface
9
Introduction
15
Drawing 187086
31
Arts Crafts 18861906
55
Worn en and the Arts Crafts
77
Applied Art 190620
107
Women and the Applied Arts
125
Chapter6 Art craft 19204 0
155
Women and the Artcrafts
167
Notes
198
Selected Bibliography
212
List of Illustrations
222
Index
227
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