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Plain & Fancy: American Women and Their Needlework, 1700-1850

Susan Burrows Swan

Published by Holt, Rinehart And Winston, 1977
ISBN 10: 003015121X / ISBN 13: 9780030151217
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Title: Plain & Fancy: American Women and Their ...

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart And Winston

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition


Oversized red cloth with black lettering. Hint of rub to head of spine. Text is clean and bright, no marks, save inscription by the author to the front endpaper "For Elizabeth, with best wishes, Susan Burrows Swan" Profusely illustrated throughout with more than 150 full-color and black and white photographs from the special needwork collection from the Winterthur Museum. Clipped DJ shows minor edgewear, small chip to top edge of rear cover. "This is the story of early American women as they told it in their needlework. Lavishly decorated throughout with beautiful illustrations, accompanied by a most provocative and insightful text. It traces the social history of women and the evolution of stitchery trends and practices from 1700 to 1850." (from the jacket). Bookseller Inventory # N011213

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