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Down by the old mill stream : quilts in Rhode Island

Author: Linda Welters; Margaret T Ordoñez
Publisher: Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©2000.
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"Down by the Old Mill Stream connects history, culture, and technology to quilts in Rhode Island and details developments in textile production that affected materials available to quiltmakers. The essay in Part I explore technological developments and textile production - spinning, weaving, dyeing, and printing - as illustrated in quilt fabrics.
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Genre/Form: History
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Down by the old mill stream.
Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606390440
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Welters; Margaret T Ordoñez
ISBN: 0873386272 9780873386272
OCLC Number: 40881622
Description: xvii, 309 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 28 cm
Contents: Foreword / Virginia Gunn --
Introduction / Linda Welters and Margaret T. Ordonez --
pt. 1. Essays on Culture, Technology, and Quilts in Rhode Island. Cultural Legacies / Linda Welters. Woven Documents: Technological and Economic Factors Influencing Rhode Island Textile Production to 1840 / Gail Fowler Mohanty. Secrets of the Printer's Palette: Colors and Dyes in Rhode Island Quilts / Martin Bide. Technology Reflected: Printed Textiles in Rhode Island Quilts / Margaret T. Ordonez. Social Connectedness: Memories of Family and Community / Catherine A. Cerny --
pt. 2. Stitches through Time: A Selection of Rhode Island Quilts. Toile Quilt by Kathleen A. McAreavey. Quercitron: A North American Dyestuff by Jeffrey A. Butterworth. A Petticoat Quilt by Linda Welters. An African American Story by Linda Welters. Quilts for Four-Poster Beds by Susan Handy Kirby. The Ship Quilt by Linda Eppich. Patterns in Patches by Aud Fjellberg Ackerman.
Responsibility: edited by Linda Welters & Margaret T. Ordoñez.

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Connects history, culture and technology to quilts in Rhode Island and details developments in textile production that affected materials available to quiltmakers. The text highlights 30 quilts,  Read more...

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