Folk art of rural Pennsylvania [by] Frances Lichten.

Author
Lichten, Frances [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York, C. Scribner's Sons; London, C. Scribner's Sons, Ltd. ©1946.
Description
xiv pages, 1 leaf, 276 pages illustrations (some color ; including facsimiles) 31 cm

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
  • The historic soil
  • From the earth itself : clay into plates, roof-tiles, dishes, vases, crocks, coin-banks, mugs, ink-wells, ornaments, toys, pitchers, fat-lamps, platters, colanders
  • From the surface of the earth : flax into linen, samplers, towels, household linens
  • From the sheep which graze on the earth : wool into ornamental coverlets and needlework
  • From the surface of the earth : grain into straw, thatching, baskets and hampers, bread baskets
  • From the woodland : wood into housing, trinket and candle boxes, dower and blanket chests, dressers and cupboards, salt and spice boxes, chests of drawers, tables, dough troughs, ornamental woodcarving, weathervanes, carved inscriptions, butter molds, bag stamps
  • From beneath the surface of the earth : stone into housing, gravestones, house mottoes, date stones
  • From beneath the surface of the earth : iron into stove plates, ornamental hardware, iron stands and trivets, culinary utensils
  • Raw material from the city : tin into coffeepots, cookie-cutters, pie cupboards, cheese molds, colanders, sconces, lanterns
  • The salvage arts : fragments into quilts
  • The salvage arts : rags and remnants into rugs
  • The salvage arts : rags into paper, birth and baptismal certificates, song-books, fracture painting
  • The love of color : barns and their decorations.
LCCN
47001192
OCLC
620729
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