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American quilts are among the hottest collectibles, and this colorful new volume in the groundbreaking Miller’s Treasure or Not? series is an indispensable guide to this popular subject. Stella Rubin, a well-known dealer with more than 25 years of experience in quilts, identifies what makes one quilt worth more than another, and explores a wide range of designs from different eras: Colonial through the Industrial Revolution, Victorian to Colonial Revival and the Depression eras. On each spread, full-color photos of two quilts, related in style, technique, or intended use, appear on facing pages, surrounded by captions and notes highlighting each quilt’s “value features”—those factors, such as material, design, condition, and authenticity, that account for the item’s relative market value.
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This new title in the groundbreaking Miller's Treasure or Not? series is unlike any other currently available guide to collecting American quilts. Much more than a pricing manual or an illustrated showcase of beautiful pieces, this indispensable volume is a master class in evaluating the amazing work of dedicated American quilters from Colonial times to the present.
A nationally known dealer and impassioned collector of antique quilts, Stella Rubin shows you how to look at quilts with a professional eye and identify those factors that add or subtract from value. Features that will guide both the novice and experienced collector include:
A native New Yorker, Stella Rubin is an avid collector and dealer of antiques. Ms. Rubin has specialized in American textiles since 1977. She has exhibited at major US antiques fairs and currently exhibits at the Delaware Antique Show (Winterther Museum) and the Chester County Antique Show. Ms. Rubin has sold quilts to many private collections and prestigious institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She has also lectured on quilts at the Smithsonian Institution, the Museum of American Folk Art, and the International Society of Appraisers.
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Book Description Miller's Publications, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand new. Prompt despatch. Orders despatched on the same or next working day. Seller Inventory # mon0000027302
Book Description Octopus Publishing, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: New. Type: Book. Seller Inventory # 32967
Book Description Millers Publications, 2001. Cloth. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Fully illus. in color. Overview of the history of quilts in America with specific examples and advice on valuing quilts. Tips on caring for and displaying, biblipgraphy and resource list. Seller Inventory # 001078
Book Description MITCH, 2006. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1840003812
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Book Description Hardcover. Condition: New. 2002 Printing. 2001 Copyright Date, 176 pages, 8 x 10.5 in size, Hardcover with dustjacket in protected mylar cover (removable). Out-of-Print. Nice Color Photos! Book and Dustjacket are in Unused Condition. Inside pages are in Excellent Condition with no tears and with no notations (no pencil marks, no underlining, no highlighting, etc.). Seller Inventory # LN - OFK89
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