In Clues in the Calico Barbara Brackman unveils a much-needed system for dating America's heirloom quilts. She tells how, by collecting and observing quilts and finally analyzing her computer file on close to 900 date-inscribed specimens, she arrived at the system. And through this telling she also imparts a colorful, stunningly illustrated history of quiltmaking along with a good bit of entertaining social history and the newest findings in textile research.A Guide to Identifying and Dating Antique Quilts Barbara Brackman ... anatomically correctaa design trend that makes discriminating between nineteenthand twentieth-century applique rather easy. ... Many were made from kits containing everything from pre-cut patches for applique to backgrounds stamped with placementanbsp;...
|Title||:||Clues in the Calico|
|Publisher||:||C&T Publishing Inc - 2009-11-17|