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Becoming America: Highlights from the Jonathan and Karin Fielding Collection of Folk Art

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"Becoming America offers a multifaceted view of one of the foremost collections of 18th- and 19th-century American folk and decorative art from the rural Northeast. Essays by leading specialists discuss the culture of furniture workshops, exuberant painted decoration, techniques of sewing and quilting, and poignant stories about the families depicted in the portraits. The collection itself includes Shaker boxes, a beaded Iroquois hat, embroidered samplers, metalwork, scrimshaw, handwoven rugs, ceramics, and a weather vane. ...

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Becoming America: Highlights from the Jonathan and Karin Fielding Collection of Folk Art
2020, Huntington Library Press

ISBN-13: 9780300247565

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