The Book of Shaker Furniture

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Univ of Massachusetts Press, 1980 - Antiques & Collectibles - 265 pages
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A contribution to the study necessary to understand the place of this small but distinct group of artefacts in the context of the 19th century. The book provides a set of photographs and measured drawings of Shaker furniture for both study and reproduction.
 

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Contents

HEADBOARD
2
Beds
3
Benches
8
Boxes and Carriers
18
Builtins and Cupboards
33
Cabinets
67
Chairs
71
Chests
105
Looking Glasses
162
Pegs Pegboards and Pulls
167
Racks
171
Screen
177
Settees
181
Shelves
185
Stands
190
Stools
213

Clocks
127
Commodes
134
Counters
135
Cradles
145
Desks
147
Tables
231
Appendix
263
Glossary
264
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