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Author Bishop, Robert, 1938-1991.

Title A gallery of Amish quilts : design diversity from a plain people / Robert Bishop and Elizabeth Safanda
Published New York : Dutton, 1976

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 MELB  746.46 BIS-G  AVAILABLE
Description 96 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Series Dutton paperback
Dutton paperback.
Contents The appeal of Amish quilts -- Amish society: spiritual and cultural roots -- Amish dress: the "plain and simple" style -- The Amish domestic environment -- The house and garden -- Woman's place in Amish society -- The origin of the Amish quilt -- Piecing the quilt -- The Amish quilting frolic -- The dyes and materials used in Amish quilts -- The origins of Amish pieced and stitched designs -- Geographical and chronological evolution of the Amish quilt -- Conclusion: diversity within conformity
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 95-96
Subject Amish quilts.
Art, Amish
Quilted goods.
Quilts.
Author Safanda, Elizabeth.
LC no. 76020203
ISBN 0525111336 (hard)
0525474447 (paperback)