Women Designers in the USA, 1900-2000: Diversity and Difference : Jacqueline M. Atkins ... [et Al.]

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Yale University Press, Jan 1, 2000 - Art - 462 pages
A celebration of the many contributions of women designers to 20th-century American culture. Encompassing work in fields ranging from textiles and ceramics to furniture and fashion, it features the achievements of women of various ethnic and cultural groups, including both famous designers (Ray Eames, Florence Knoll and Donna Karan) and their less well-known sisters.
 

Contents

DIRECTORS FOREWORD
10
American Women in the Twentieth Century
25
SOCIAL CHANGE AND CHANGING EXPERIENCE
36
DIVERSITY AND DIFFERENCE
49
WOMEN DESIGNERS AND THE ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT
85
NATIVE AMERICAN WOMEN DESIGNERS
101
AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN DESIGNERS
123
WOMEN TEXTILE DESIGNERS IN THE
145
WOMEN INDUSTRIAL DESIGNERS
269
FROM DECORATIVE DESIGNERS TO STUDIO MAKERS
291
WOMEN INTERIOR DESIGNERS
305
19502000
317
WOMEN LANDSCAPE DESIGNERS
329
WOMEN CERAMIC DESIGNERS
347
WOMEN GRAPHIC DESIGNERS
363
CHECKLIST OF THE EXHIBITION
383

WOMEN QUILT DESIGNERS
167
WOMEN FASHIONING AMERICAN FASHION
185
WOMEN METALSMITHS
223
WOMEN COSTUME AND PRODUCTION DESIGNERS
247
ENDNOTES 400
400
BIBLIOGRAPHY 434
434
INDEX 449
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