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Antique baskets and basketry

Author: Frances Thompson-Johnson
Publisher: Lombard, Ill. : Wallace-Homestead Book Co., ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The country look has captured the imagination of today's homemaker and is well on its way to becoming a decorating classic. The feeling is warm, mellow, and nurturing. And baskets are a vital ingredient to this ambience. Antique Baskets and Basketry chronicles the history of these homey items and with its separate price guide makes a valuable reference for the buyer and collector. The book describes basketmaking  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Thompson-Johnson
ISBN: 0870694278 9780870694271
OCLC Number: 12330642
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: History of baskets --
Basket materials --
Dyes for baskets --
Instructions for making baskets --
Who made it and what was it for --
Oriental baskets --
May baskets --
Sewing baskets --
Decorating with baskets --
Novelties and miniatures in basketry --
Food and beverage basketry --
Variations in basketry --
A basket is merely a basket.
Responsibility: Frances Thompson.

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"The country look has captured the imagination of today's homemaker and is well on its way to becoming a decorating classic. The feeling is warm, mellow, and nurturing. And baskets are a vital ingredient to this ambience. Antique Baskets and Basketry chronicles the history of these homey items and with its separate price guide makes a valuable reference for the buyer and collector. The book describes basketmaking techniques, distinguishes regional, Indian, and imported variations, and provides tips on mixing old with new baskets."--Publisher's description.

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