Princeton University Library Catalog

Quilts of Cumberland County : 1700s to 1970 / Letort Quilters Documentation Project.

Author:
LeTort Quilters [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Atglen, PA : Schiffer Publishing Ltd, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
176 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm
Summary note:
"Documented by members of the LeTort Quilters, specimens from the 1700s through 1970 are showcased in beautiful detail, inviting the reader to learn more about these treasures whose infomation is housed at the Cumberland County Historical Society. The curated collection highlights some of the features that make quilts of such lasting interest, and basic information about them provides an overview of quilting over the past several hundred years. It also serves as reminder of the value of preserving this part of our heritage through simple practices such as labeling a quilt and storing it properly. It will inspire readers to take a new interest in quilts and leave them with basic skills for finding, appreciating and caring for vintage quilts." -- page [4] of cover.
Notes:
Subtitle from cover.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-176).
Contents:
Trindle Spring: Story of a quilt's travels -- Whole cloth and simple designs -- Strips, squares, and triangles -- Stars -- Diamonds, hexagons, and curves -- Applique -- Mixed and Variety -- Embroidered quilts and sunbonnets -- Singature quilts and special events -- Crazy quilts -- Finding and caring for vintage quilts.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 0764351095
  • 9780764351099
LCCN:
2016930713
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