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Connecticut needlework : women, art, and family, 1740-1840

Author: Susan Prendergast Schoelwer; Connecticut Historical Society.
Publisher: Hartford : Connecticut Historical Society ; Middletown, Conn. : Distributed by Wesleyan University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"From barefoot apostles to quilted mermaids, the needle-work in this book surprises and enlightens anyone who thinks the history of early American women has all been written." --Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, autor of The Age of Homespun Objects and Stories in the Creation of an American Myth.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Prendergast Schoelwer; Connecticut Historical Society.
ISBN: 9781881264118 1881264114 9781881264125 1881264122
OCLC Number: 544474643
Notes: Issued in connection with an exhibition held Oct. 5, 2010-Mar. 26, 2011, Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, Conn.
Awards: Winner of Connecticut Book Awards (Nonfiction) 2011
Description: xiii, 220 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 32 cm
Contents: Introduction. The needle arts in Connecticut --
Appendix. The Stoddard-Williams-Edwards tradition --
Connecticut Historical Society collection.
Responsibility: Susan P. Schoelwer.

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Masterworks from the extraordinary needlework collections of the Connecticut Historical Society  Read more...

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"The works are beautifully presented, each with its own large, full-color photo." --Maine Antique Digest

 
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