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The flowering of American folk art, 1776-1876

Author: Jean Lipman; Alice Winchester; Whitney Museum of American Art.
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Eng. ; New York : Penguin Books, 1977, ©1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This guide to folk art in America, based on the landmark Whitney Museum exhibit of 1974, illustrates more than 400 outstanding examples of American craft covering four major categories: painted, drawn, or stitched pictures; sculpture; architectural decoration; and decorated household objects. View page after page of extraordinary talent, evidenced in weathervanes, ship figureheads, tinware, toys, quilts, painted  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Lipman; Alice Winchester; Whitney Museum of American Art.
ISBN: 0140045007 9780140045000
OCLC Number: 2818208
Notes: "In cooperation with the Whitney Museum of American Art."
Description: 288 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Pictures: painted, drawn and stitched --
Sculpture in wood, metal, stone and bone --
Decoration for home and highway --
Furnishings.
Responsibility: Jean Lipman and Alice Winchester.

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"This guide to folk art in America, based on the landmark Whitney Museum exhibit of 1974, illustrates more than 400 outstanding examples of American craft covering four major categories: painted, drawn, or stitched pictures; sculpture; architectural decoration; and decorated household objects. View page after page of extraordinary talent, evidenced in weathervanes, ship figureheads, tinware, toys, quilts, painted furniture, and more."

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