The American quilt: a history of cloth and comfort, 1750-1950
Clarkson Potter, 1993 - Antiques & Collectibles - 290 pages
The most important, comprehensive, and sumptuously illustrated addition to the literature of quilting since i1Quilts in America. Most of the book's 250 stunning full-color quilts have never before been published. With them as a reference, Kiracofe shows us how to read a vocabulary of fabrics, dyes, patterns, and other clues to put quilts in their social and cultural context.Full-color photographs.
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