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The Simon And Schuster Pocket Guide To Antiques

Author : Bevis Hillier
ISBN : 067125250X
Genre : Antiques
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Provides information that can be used to identify the style and period of furniture, pottery, glass, firearms, jewelry, carpets, textiles, toys, enamels, and mirrors.
Category: Antiques

Counted Cross Stitch Designs For All Seasons

Author : Jana Hauschild Lindberg
ISBN : 0684178834
Genre : Art
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Offers diagrams and detailed instructions on how to cross-stitch flower patterns and plant motifs appropriate for each season
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Catalog Of Copyright Entries

Author : Library of Congress. Copyright Office
ISBN : UOM:39015084450876
Genre : American drama
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Material Literacy In Eighteenth Century Britain

Author : Serena Dyer
ISBN : 9781501349621
Genre : Business & Economics
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The eighteenth century has been hailed for its revolution in consumer culture, but Material Literacy in Eighteenth-Century Britain repositions Britain as a nation of makers. It brings new attention to eighteenth-century craftswomen and men with its focus on the material knowledge possessed not only by professional artisans and amateur makers, but also by skilled consumers. This edited collection gathers together a group of interdisciplinary scholars working in the fields of art history, history, literature, and museum studies to unearth the tactile and tacit knowledge that underpinned fashion, tailoring, and textile production. It invites us into the workshops, drawing rooms, and backrooms of a broad range of creators, and uncovers how production and tacit knowledge extended beyond the factories and machines which dominate industrial histories. This book illuminates, for the first time, the material literacies learnt, enacted, and understood by British producers and consumers. The skills required for sewing, embroidering, and the textile arts were possessed by a large proportion of the British population: men, women and children, professional and amateur alike. Building on previous studies of shoppers and consumption in the period, as well as narratives of manufacture, these essays document the multiplicity of small producers behind Britain's consumer revolution, reshaping our understanding of the dynamics between making and objects, consumption and production. It demonstrates how material knowledge formed an essential part of daily life for eighteenth-century Britons. Craft technique, practice, and production, the contributors show, constituted forms of tactile languages that joined makers together, whether they produced objects for profit or pleasure.
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Works Of Art

Author : Library of Congress. Copyright Office
ISBN : PSU:000055586610
Genre : Art
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Exploring Oregon S Historic House Museums

Author : Kathleen M. Wiederhold
ISBN : UOM:39015050034852
Genre : History
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"The featured houses provide glimpses of people in places where they lived. They showcase both ordinary and unusual objects that Oregonians used in everyday life. They also reflect on the course of the state's settlement and growth. This engaging guide explains these dwellings and tells their stories. For history buffs, old house enthusiasts, antique aficionados, and cultural tourists, this book is an excellent introduction to Oregon's heritage houses."--BOOK JACKET.
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Early American Life

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ISBN : WISC:89058325838
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Resources For People With Disabilities

Author : Elizabeth H. Oakes
ISBN : UOM:49015002881101
Genre : Reference
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This award-winning two-volume directory includes more than 8,100 entries that contain valuable information to help people with disabilities realize their educational and career goals. The major sections include: -- Assistive Technology: includes 17 categories. -- Funding Sources: includes eligibility and deadline information. -- Organizations and Associations: includes 14 categories. -- Publications, Publishers, and Conferences: includes those devoted to special needs. -- Three Comprehensive Indexes: by state, type of disability, or organization or company.
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Book Review Index

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Every 3d issue is a quarterly cumulation.
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Books In Print

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105015915882
Genre : American literature
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The Materiality Of Color

Author : Andrea Feeser
ISBN : 9781351542746
Genre : Art
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Although much has been written on the aesthetic value of color, there are other values that adhere to it with economic and social values among them. Through case studies of particular colors and colored objects, this volume demonstrates just how complex the history of color is by focusing on the diverse social and cultural meanings of color; the trouble, pain, and suffering behind the production and application of these colors; the difficult technical processes for making and applying color; and the intricacy of commercial exchanges and knowledge transfers as commodities and techniques moved from one region to another. By emphasizing color's materiality, the way in which it was produced, exchanged, and used by artisans, artists, and craftspersons, contributors draw attention to the disjuncture between the beauty of color and the blood, sweat, and tears that went into its production, circulation, and application as well as to the complicated and varied social meanings attached to color within specific historical and social contexts. This book captures color's global history with chapters on indigo plantations in India and the American South, cochineal production in colonial Oaxaca, the taste for brightly colored Chinese objects in Europe, and the thriving trade in vermilion between Europeans and Native Americans. To underscore the complexity of the technical knowledge behind color production, there are chapters on the 'discovery' of Prussian blue, Brazilian feather techn?and wallpaper production. To sound the depths of color's capacity for social and cultural meaning-making, there are chapters that explore the significance of black ink in Shakespeare's sonnets, red threads in women's needlework samplers, blues in Mayan sacred statuary, and greens and yellows in colored glass bracelets that were traded across the Arabian desert in the late Middle Ages. The purpose of this book is to recover color's complex-and sometimes morally troubling-past, and in doing so,
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The Tablet

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