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By: SUSAN JOHNSTON
Publisher: DOVER PUBLICATIONS INC.:
Seller ID: IM169552
Binding: PB Large
Condition: GOOD Condition
By the end of the 19th century, the homemade quilt had achieved the status of bona fide art form. The most prized examples were done in the appliqu style: colored pieces of fabric were sewn onto a white muslin background in intricate patterns or patchwork. Then, the entire piece was stitched together with batting and backing. The result was a "show" quilt, prized for its beauty and unusual design.
This volume features over 40 splendid examples of turn-of-the-century appliqu quilt designs -- a unique resource and an inspiration for designers, artists, illustrators, and needleworkers. Ma...