Hawaiian quilts: tradition and transition
Honolulu Academy of Arts, 2004 - Art - 140 pages
This is an extensive overview of Hawaiian quilting from its beginning as an art form in the 1870s to the present day. It includes twenty-two quilts created by three influential master quilters and thirty contemporary quilts by six highly respected modern quilters that reflect a new range in styles and techniques, from traditional to trend setting, being explored by island quilters today. In English and Japanese.
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Early Quilts and Quilters
Contemporary Hawaiian Quilters
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