The Shuttle-Craft Book on American Hand-Weaving

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Read Books, 2008 - Crafts & Hobbies - 356 pages
FOREWORD A TRUE national popular art-shaped by the necessities and colored by the dreams of a whole people is a deeply touching and a very precious thing. We in America are a young nation, but there have been years enough for a true national popular art to grow up among us, to develop characteristic forms of beauty, to flourish greatly, to languish, and finally to be revived. There is now no danger that it will ever become a lost art. The following pages are dedicated in loving gratitude to the unnamed artists of Americas early day, and are offered to the new craftsmen of Americas great present in the hope of adding a little to the general appreciation of a fine and a beautiful thing.....

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I have two editions of this book: 1944 and 1951. Though they have the same titles and the same author, the content in these editions is not identical. This edition is divided into two parts. The first ... Read full review

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The classic book about weaving in America. Published in 1928 Read full review

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