Adirondack Furniture and the Rustic Tradition

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Abrams, 1987 - Country furniture - 349 pages
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An examination of the true heritage of Adirondack rustic furniture. The book illustrates hundreds of the finest surviving pieces, from elaborate sideboards ornamented with twig mosaics in complex patterns to chairs and beds made out of gnarled branches forming fantastic shapes.

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Toward the end of the 19th century, some of America's wealthy families sought refuge from the pressures of urban life by summering in handsomely appointed lodges in New York's Adirondack Mountains ... Read full review

Contents

Rustic Taste
31
From Shanty to Great Camp
52
Adirondack Tree Furniture
86
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About the author (1987)

Gilborn received the Charles R. Montgomery Award. For 20 years he was founding director of the Delaware State Arts Council.

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