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6 edition of American star work coverlets found in the catalog.

American star work coverlets

by Judith Gordon

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Published by Design Books, Distributed by Lyons & Burford in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Hand weaving -- United States.,
    • Coverlets -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 150-151) and index.

      StatementJudith Gordon ; photographs by Bernard Gordon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTT848 .G668 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination152 p. :
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1119577M
      ISBN 101558213821
      LC Control Number94045879
      OCLC/WorldCa31782419

      What You Always Wanted to Know about Coverlets but Were Afraid to Ask. By Trish Herr Click on any image to enlarge it. Float Work or Overshot Coverlet, wool and cotton, NY or New England, early 19th c., photo courtesy of Sharon Pittinger. American Coverlets and Their Weavers, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, American coverlets yield a seemingly infinite variety of forms.. Article from close up of the 16 Point Star overshot throw close up of the 16 Point Star overshot throw, via Flickr. See more. Ashford Book Of Weaving Patterns 4 to 8 shaft looms.

      Historic American Quilts. Woven Coverlets, An American Story. For the last ten years it has been our goal to bring to these pages a broadly representative group of American quilts, particularly those that span the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. American Coverlets and Their Weavers is a lavishly illustrated guide to one of the premier collections of coverlets in the nation. As such, it is also an essential reference for collectors, historians, specialists in material culture, and others who are interested in American textiles.

      Dec 11,  · National Museum of the American Coverlet, Bedford: Hours, Address, National Museum of the American Coverlet Reviews: /5 is the only full-time, year-round, independent institution devoted to the display, preservation and study of (antique) American woven coverlets. The Museum is open seven days a week. Each visitor is given a personal /5(88). Donna Sharp® - Quilts, Quilted Handbags, Purses. Modern Country Home Decor and Handbags to go with every outfit.


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Sep 26,  · American Star Work Coverlets [Judith Gordon] on gama-uk.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Most of the coverlets in North America were woven between the end of the eighteenth century and the Civil War/5(6).

Star-work coverlets, with motifs of stars, diamonds, and/or flowers, were woven by professional weavers of the nineteenth century. This book is the only one extant specifically covering these textiles.

The coverlets were not signed or dated. But designs for them appear in /5. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Book collecting. Search for books | Advanced search. Home > Price Comparison > Note: Cover may not represent actual copy or condition available.

Stock photo. American Star Work American Star Work Coverlets Judith Gordon. May 12,  · "Some figured coverlets were woven on barrel looms or draw looms well beforeand geometric coverlets were still being made long afterwards," says Melinda Zongor, director and curator of the National Museum of the American Coverlet (source of the examples here; c.

), which she recently founded with her husband, gama-uk.com: Anne Marie Cloutier. A red, blue and white star work coverlet woven in a four tulips pattern with an inner pine tree border and an unusual outer bor-der similar to the pattern is shown below. See a similar coverlet, coverlet F on page of American Star Work Coverlets by Judith Gordon.

The Coverlet Book is a two-volume hardcover boxed set. The Coverlet Book is over 1, pages long and contains over 1, photographs, over 2, drawdowns and over diagrams. Helene Bress is also the author of: Inkle Weaving, The Macramé Book and The Weaving Book. About this site.

Introduction to Coverlets Geometric Star Work Child’s Coverlet. The child’s coverlet was woven half-width in one piece, usually with bottom and side borders and a small center field.

These coverlets would be used for a child on a cradle or trundle bed. You need to search used book sites to find many of the out of print books.

American Star Work Coverlets by Judith Gordon () Store Location. Historic 25th Street. Ogden, Utah The Book of Handwoven Coverlets by Eliza Calvert Hall (19 times) The Coverlet Book Early American Handwoven Coverlets 2 Volume Set by Helene Bress (19 times) Of Coverlets: The Legacies, the Weavers by Sadye Tune Wilson (18 times) American Star Work Coverlets by Judith Gordon (15 times) America's Quilts And Coverlets by Carleton L.

Stafford ( Half double is a general term used for float work type of coverlets. To be more specific, for this type of coverlet, contemporary weaver use the term "star work" to describe the weave structure, since most of the patterns are created with the star motifs.

She incorporates color, texture and pattern within her finely woven coverlets; combining art with function. Gay sees each coverlet as a work of art, a living statement from the past, an embodiment of color, design and texture, inviting one into the mind of the artisan who created it.

American Woven Coverlets book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. Christian Frey's Day Book: A Brief Look at the Textiles Produced by One Weaver Our First Ten Years Care, Caution and Dated Textiles The Rediscovery of the American Coverlet and the Revival of American Handweaving.

Introduction to Looms and Loom Attachments Star Work Coverlets. used books, rare books and new booksGreen Editorial, Find This Book › Find signed collectible books: 'American Star Work Coverlets' More editions of American Star Work Coverlets: American Star Work Coverlets: ISBN () gama-uk.com has become a leading book price comparison site: Find and.

Of Coverlets: The Legacies, the Weavers by Sadye Tune Wilson (61 copies) The Woven Coverlets of Norway by Katherine Larson (54 copies) American Coverlets & Their Weavers: Coverlets From by Clarita S. Anderson (43 copies) American Star Work Coverlets by Judith Gordon (43 copies) Quilting As a Hobby by Dorothy Brightbill (40 copies).

Coverlets woven in vibrant colors of red, blue, white, and green are as popular today as they were in the nineteenth century.

American Coverlets and Their Weavers: Coverlets from the Collection of Foster and Muriel McCarl, Including a Dictionary of More Than Coverlet Weavers is an illustrated guide to one of the premier collections of coverlets in the nation.

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A new source for quilt history research and material objects is the updated and expanded edition of the book with the same title. It covers all the American made quilts and coverlets presently in their collection.

If I may be blunt, don't clump it in with coffee table books because of its size and large photos. The National Museum of the American Coverlet is the first independent, year-round institution devoted to American woven overlets.

It sponsors exhibitions, classes, and special events, and offers fabrics using motifs taken from coverlets in the collection. Editorial Reviews “American Coverlets and Their Weavers is an attractive, well-designed publication that is likely to offer updated information and enhance the earlier work’s scholarship.

The author, who has other publications on the topic, has constructed a thorough, informative reference work on an important aspect of American textile history.”Author: Ronald L. Hurst.Shop early american bedding from Pottery Barn. Our furniture, home decor and accessories collections feature early american bedding in quality materials and classic styles.Historic American Antique Quilts and Coverlets.

A large listing of fine antique quilts and woven coverlets at midwest prices. Since OUR QUILTS: Our quilts are listed by the era in which we think they were made. At the top of each page is a short, historical overview of that era in regards to quilts or coverlets. Each quilt includes a.