Bed Hangings: A Treatise on Fabrics and Styles in the Curtaining of Beds, 1650-1850
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LC 94-28239 . End-papers. Table. From the Publisher 6 x 9 trim. 65 illus
Dusty Treatise While groundbreaking at its time, this printed compilation of conference lectures has become a bit dusty due to the advance of studies in the genre since its initial publication. If a Historic Interiors Specialist or House Museum Professional the information could prove of some use. "Bed Hangings: 1650-1850" according to MaryPem. This is an excellent, delightful book on bed hangings of 1650-1850. While all the photos (except that on the book cover) are black and white, they are clear and well focused, and the colours of the various hangings -- valences (upper and lower), counterpaines, curtains, etc., are w
A classic work on early American examples of this domestic art is once again available with a new introduction and updated bibliography.