TITLE

ABSTRACT DESIGN IN AMERICAN QUILTS

AUTHOR(S)
Holstein, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
April 1992
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Spring92, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on the designs and patterns used in American quilts. It discusses the general principles of technique in constructing quilts and examines the types of patterns, such as patterns that are geometric or patterns that are random, often called "crazy" quilts. Information about the history of American quilts is provided and the importance of needlework in colonial America is noted.
ACCESSION #
32875052

 

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