Hearts and hands : women, quilts, and American society (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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Hearts and hands : women, quilts, and American society

Author: Elaine Hedges; Julie Silber; Pat Ferrero
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Rutledge Hill Press, [1996?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nineteenth-century American life as it was experienced and recorded by women comes alive in these photograph-laden pages. The century's great movements and events are explored through the eyes of quilters."--Provided by Publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hedges, Elaine.
Hearts and hands.
Nashville, Tenn. : Rutledge Hill Press, [1996?]
(OCoLC)647145095
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine Hedges; Julie Silber; Pat Ferrero
ISBN: 1558534342 9781558534346
OCLC Number: 36227976
Notes: Originally published: San Francisco : Quilt Digest Press, ©1987. With new pref.
Includes indexes.
Description: 107 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Quilts as women's history --
The domestic world of women --
From the home to the factory --
The plantation mistress and the female slave --
Quilts and the westward movement --
Pricking the nation's conscience --
Temperance and suffrage : politicizing the quilt.
Responsibility: text by Elaine Hedges ; captions by Julie Silber and Pat Ferrero ; based on the film Hearts and Hands by Pat Ferrero.
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"Nineteenth-century American life as it was experienced and recorded by women comes alive in these photograph-laden pages. The century's great movements and events are explored through the eyes of quilters."--Provided by Publisher.

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