American Hooked and Sewn Rugs : Folk Art Underfoot. Second Edition

By: KOPP, Joel and Kate

Price: $25.00

Quantity: 1 available

KOPP, Joel and Kate. American Hooked and Sewn Rugs : Folk Art Underfoot. New York : E.P. Dutton, Inc., (1985). Second Edition. Pp (6),7-141,(3). Illustrated. Index. 4to, illustrated orange card covers, lettered in red and blue. "This is a revised and enlarged edition of the landmark book by Joel anaKate Kopp, which was first published by E. P. Dutton in 1975. This new edi tion is even more lavishly illustrated than the original book, for it contains over 250 illustrations, with nearlv 200 of them reproduced in color. Inthe text and illustrations the authors succinctly trace the origins and de velopment of the hooked rug from its beginnings in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century yarn-sewn bed rugs to twentieth-century examples of hookedrues. [...] American Hooked and Sewn Rugs presents beautifully and concise ly the essential facts for an informed understanding of why our besf hookedand sewn rugs deserve to be valued as an important expression of American folk art." (from inside front cover). Contents : Introduction; Bed Rugs; Yarn-Sewn Rugs; Shirred Rugs; Hooked Rugs - Part I: Nineteenth Century Patterns; Hooked Rugs - Part II: Twentieth Century Patterns; Other Rug-Sewing Techniques; -Cleaning, Storage, and Display; Illustrations of Techniques. Notes. Includes a section on Grenfell Rugs (pp 92-93), and Nova Scotia (pp.87-88). Spine sunned, penned name, else very good. 25.00

Title: American Hooked and Sewn Rugs : Folk Art Underfoot. Second Edition

Author Name: KOPP, Joel and Kate

Categories: 888,

Publisher: E.P. Dutton, Inc., New York, 1985, ISBN:9525481109:

Seller ID: 103268