American quilts & coverlets in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1990 - Art - 262 pages
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Catalogs the Museum's quilt and coverlet collection and discusses the history of the quiltmaker's art

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American Quilts and Coverlets in The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Serious studies of American quilts and coverlets have kept pace with the booming disciplines of material culture and women's history since the 1980s. Recent works of note include books about the Gee's ... Read full review

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I love quilts. And this is a beautiful collection.Most are antiques. I often go to the Annual Quilt Show in PA where between 250 and 300 Amish Quilts are auctioned each year. Read full review


Appliqued Pieced Quilts
Wholecloth Quilts

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About the author (1990)

Amelia Peck is Marcia F.Vilcek Curator of American Decorative Arts at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She was the author of the original edition of American Quilts & Coverlets in The Metropolitan Museum of Art and has written several titles on historical architecture, including CANDACE WHEELER: THE ART AND ENTERPRISE OF AMERICAN DESIGN, 1875-1900 (2001) and PERIOD ROOMS IN THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART (2004).

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