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Old patchwork quilts and the women who made them

Author: Ruth E Finley; J.B. Lippincott Company,
Publisher: Philadelphia & London : J.B. Lippincott Company, MCMXXIX [1929] ©1929
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Finley, Ruth E. (Ruth Ebright), 1884-1955.
Old patchwork quilts and the women who made them.
Philadelphia & London, J.B. Lippincott Co., 1929
(OCoLC)891418421
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth E Finley; J.B. Lippincott Company,
OCLC Number: 1321872
Notes: Illustration and decorative border on title page.
Description: 202 pages, 96 pages of plates : illustrations (one color), charts ; 23 cm
Contents: Patchwork in early America --
The quilting bee --
How quilts are made --
Development of quilt designs --
Cutting the patches --
The four-patch --
The nine-patch --
Diamonds --
The migration of patterns --
Origin of quilt names --
Appliqué --
Set, borders and wadding --
Quilting and quilting designs --
Wash-goods, mostly calico --
Colors, dyes and dyeing --
The decline of handicraft.
Responsibility: by Ruth E. Finley ; with a frontispiece in color, 96 illustrations and 100 diagrams.

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