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Comfort & glory : two centuries of American quilts from the Briscoe Center / Katherine Jean Adams.

Adams, Katherine J., (author.). Bresenhan, Karey, 1942- (author of introduction, etc.). Puentes, Nancy O'Bryant, (author of introduction, etc.). Carleton, Don E., 1947- (author of introduction, etc.). University of Texas at Austin. Center for American History. (Added Author).

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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 746.46 ADAMS (Text) 33946003172041 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781477309186
  • ISBN: 1477309187
  • Physical Description: xiv, 320 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, Briscoe Center for American History, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword / Karoline Patterson Bresenhan and Nancy O'Bryant Puentes -- Preface / Don Carleton, PhD -- Introduction: The Winedale Quilt Collection / Katherine Jean Adams -- Gallery of quilts.
Summary, etc.:
"Comfort and Glory introduces an outstanding collection of American quilts and quilt history documentation, the Winedale Quilt Collection at the Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin. This volume showcases 115 quilts-nearly one-quarter of the Winedale Collection-through stunning color photographs (including details) and essays about each quilt's history and construction. The selections span more than two hundred years of American quiltmaking and represent a broad range of traditional styles and functions. Utility quilts, some worn or faded, join show quilts, needlework masterpieces, and "best" quilts saved for special occasions. Texas quilts, including those made in or brought to Texas during the nineteenth century, constitute a significant number of the selections. Color photographs of related documents and material culture objects from the Briscoe Center's collections-quilting templates, a painted bride's box, sheet music, a homespun dress, a brass sewing bird, and political ephemera, among them - enrich the stories of many of the quilts." -- provided by publisher.
Subject: University of Texas at Austin. Center for American History > Catalogs.
University of Texas Center for American History
Quilts > Texas > History.
Quilts > Texas > Catalogs.
Genre: Catalogs.

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