Textiles in America: 1650-1870
By Florence M. Montgomery, foreword by Linda Eaton
First published in 1984, this new edition of Florence Montgomery's fascinating volume has been eagerly anticipated. Long considered the definitive study of textiles in early American home, Textiles in America exemplifies the depth and quality of work of an early generation of women scholars whose research shaped the disciplines in which they worked. With a updated forward by Linda Eaton, Winterthur's textile curator, this standard reference of period terms, technical terminology, swatch book samples, and furnishing practices is a comprehensive treasure trove.
• New Edition
• Hardcover, 412 pages.
• 10.25 x 8.75 x 1.56