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American woven coverlets

Carol Strickler

American woven coverlets

by Carol Strickler

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Published by Interweave Press in Loveland, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Hand weaving -- United States.,
    • Coverlets -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCarol Strickler.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTT848 .S767 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p. :
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2415108M
      ISBN 100934026300
      LC Control Number87080524
      OCLC/WorldCa16756412

      Blue Brown Southwest Coverlet Quilt Cal-King Set Native American Western Style See more like this American Quilted Coverlet & Pillow Shams Set, USA Flag and Baseball Print Brand New. Strickler notes that although this book only discusses Canadian coverlets, the patterns, materials, and equipment used are “closely related to a large portion of Eastern American weaving.” (bibliography). More on this classic next time. What appeals to me about both coverlets and overshot is that they were often woven at home by the homemaker.

      This book "offers information who own, want to acquire, or simply admire these wonder heirlooms." The author "tells why and how and by whom coverlets were made. She also shares information on how to identify, evaluate, care for, and thoroughly appreciate the many styles of coverlets/5(5). Woven coverlet, Workshop of James Alexander (American, Little Britain, Orange County, New York Cotton and wool Jacquard coverlet woven by James Alexander in New Britain, NY, inscribed “Agriculture & Manufactures are the Foundation of American Independence pins.

      Coverlets of 18th century America were twill -woven with a linen warp and woolen weft. The wool was most often dyed a dark blue from indigo, but madder red, walnut brown, and a lighter " Williamsburg blue" were also used. Two beds topped by colored coverlets. American Quilts and Coverlets in The Metropolitan Museum of Art User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Serious studies of American quilts and coverlets have kept pace with the booming disciplines of material culture and women's history since the s.


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American woven coverlets by carol strickler This book "offers information who own, want to acquire, or simply admire these wonder heirlooms." The author "tells why and how and by whom coverlets were made.

She also shares information on how to identify, evaluate, care for, and thoroughly appreciate the many styles of coverlets/5(7). One of the most beautiful books ever published in the field of American decorative arts, America's Quilts and Coverlets is a comprehensive survey of a American woven coverlets book that is enjoying enormous popularity today, which is in great part due to the splendid exhibition of American quilts held at the Whitney Museum of American Art in Cited by: 6.

American Woven Coverlets book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. Compiled for the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center, this checklist of American Coverlet Weavers, which addresses only the weavers of figured (jacquard) coverlets) is an indispensable reference in the library of any collector of American woven coverlets.

Coverlets woven by professional weavers between and provide an intriguing visual record of the 4/5(1). The Coverlet Book is a two-volume hardcover boxed set.

The Coverlet Book is over 1, pages long and contains over 1, photographs, over 2, drawdowns and over diagrams. Helene Bress is also the author of: Inkle Weaving, The Macramé Book and The Weaving Book. "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title/5(3). An antique American coverlet woven and signed, Rausher, Gabriel Rausher, a professional weaver who lived and worked in Delaware, Delaware County, r/Rauser was born in Germany in ; he worked in America between the.

Woven Coverlets, An American Story For the last ten years it has been our goal to bring to these pages a broadly representative group of American quilts, particularly those that span the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The National Museum of the American Coverlet focuses on antique American woven coverlets.

Dated coverlets in the collection range from to Coverlets are woven bedcovers, used as the topmost covering on a bed. The weaver worked on a loom to construct the textile itself one row at a time, and the pattern was woven in as part of the process.

The National Museum of the American Coverlet is the first independent, year-round institution devoted to American woven overlets. It sponsors exhibitions, classes, and special events, and offers fabrics using motifs taken from coverlets in the collection.

The Coverlet Book is a two-volume hardcover boxed set. The Coverlet Book is over 1, pages long and contains over 1, photographs, over 2, drawdowns and over diagrams. Helene Bress is also the author of: Inkle Weaving, The Macramé Book and The Weaving Book.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Strickler, Carol. American woven coverlets. Loveland, Colo.: Interweave Press, © (OCoLC) american woven coverlets by carol strickler This book "offers information who own, want to acquire, or simply admire these wonder heirlooms." The author "tells why and how and by whom coverlets were made.

She also shares information on how to identify, evaluate, care for, and thoroughly appreciate the many styles of coverlets/5. The Coverlet Book is over 1, pages long and contains over 1, photographs, over 2, drawdowns and over diagrams.

Helene Bress is also the author of: Inkle Weaving, The Macramé Book and The Weaving Book. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more/5(11). What is a Coverlet. In this collection, coverlet is defined as a decorative, woven bedcovering.

Sometimes called coverlids or kivers, these bedcoverings have been present in American homes from Colonial times through the Colonial Revival.

Coverlets were usually woven from a combination of linen or cotton and wool. Buy American Woven Coverlets by Carol Strickler online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Motifs from this coverlet can also be found on coverlets woven by Henry Oberly (), and Jacob Witmer (c - c) of Lancaster Co.

Anna Zook’s location in Berks County as well as Oberly’s use of the same peacock and centerfield motifs, suggest that Oberly is the weaver of the this coverlet. Coverlets woven in vibrant colors of red, blue, white, and green are as popular today as they were in the nineteenth century.

American Coverlets and Their Weavers: Coverlets from the Collection of Foster and Muriel McCarl, Including a Dictionary of More Than Coverlet Weavers is an illustrated guide to one of the premier collections of coverlets in the nation.

Coverlet Bibliography Anderson, Clarita S. American Coverlets and Their Weavers: Coverlets from the Collection of Foster and Muriel McCarl Including a Dictionary of More Than Coverlet Weavers  The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Early American Textiles Lover's Knot Table Runner.

This is a % cotton "towel" inspired by a Colonial coverlet pattern called "The Lover's Knot". It is black and mustard and measures approx. 48cms x 74cms. This looks beautiful hanging over a cupboard door, over your oven door or simply use as a table runner.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Revised edition of: A book of hand-woven coverlets. Boston: Little, Brown, Description. WHITE, MARGARET E. American Hand-Woven Coverlets in the Newark Museum. Newark, 83 p. Illus. Wrappers. A very useful reference work for identifying the various coverlet designs.

Many New Jersey examples. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller Ms Hilts discussed the relationship with the patterns from the linen weavers and the 19th century coverlet weavers.

When I look at the block designs found in these books, I am looking at the origin of the American coverlet patterns. Her work was published in volumes 3, 5, 13, 14, 25, and 32 in ARS TEXTRINA, Winnipeg, Canada.Shown: A coverlet from Gay McGeary’s family.

She writes: “The coverlet in the photo is a 19th century double woven coverlet in a slates and roses pattern with a pine tree border. It is one of two family coverlets which sparked my interest in handwoven coverlets. I found it in my parents’ attic not long after I got married.