Hardcover: 384 pages
Publisher: Sterling; Revised ed. edition (October 7, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 10 x 1.2 x 10 inches
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Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
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Essential reading for anyone who loves art and art history. The book presents the history of quiltmaking in America just like an art history book would present painting and sculpture. Styles are associated with periods, and this book showcases many of them with masterpiece examples throughout. An outstanding survey of American quilt history. Kudos to Bob Shaw on an excellent second edition.
This is a fabulous book which covers the history of quilt making in America. The book is filled with tons of images and interesting commentary. A great addition to your textile library.
This is the best overview of American quilt history available today. The images are abundant and the text is very readable. I am very happy to see it back in print in a 2nd edition.
Excellent, wonderful, great.
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