Stock Image

Labors of Love

Weissman, Judith Reiter and Wendy Lavitt

2 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0394542401 / ISBN 13: 9780394542409
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1987
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Gumshoe Books (Columbia, SC, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since May 3, 2010 Seller Rating 2-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 40.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.75 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

PON covers america's textiles and needlework, 1650-1930. contains an extended bibliograrphy useful for extended study. Size: Folio. Bookseller Inventory # 016589

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Labors of Love

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

About this title


This comprehensive history of American needlework explores the radiant creativity and legacy of many needlework artists and highlights every aspect of this complex and beautiful heritage. From an elegantly simple linsey-woolsey bedcover to a stunningly decorative evening purse, from the lucid geometric abstraction of a Navajo blanket to the poignancy of an embroidered mourning picture, from a subdued Amish quilt to the dazzling colors of Sioux beadwork--here is the rich, many-faceted heritage of America's textiles and needlework. Contents: ? introduction ? Cloth ? Blankets, counterpanes & bed rugs ? Quilts ? White work ? Coverlets ? Linens in the home ? Early needlework, 1650-1838 ? Berlin work & Victoriana ? Rugs ? Implements of loving labor ? Needlework tools & accessories ? Knitting, crochet, & lace ? Printed handkerchiefs, banners, & flags ? American Indian blankets ? American Indian quiltwork & beadwork ? Other American Indian textiles ? Notes ? Bibliography ? index

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

South Carolina's largest internet antiquarian bookshop with specialties in Southern Literature and South Caroliniana history. Our inventory contains a general stock in most fields of interest, including first editions, modern & hyper modern, mysteries, the law, medicine, Americana, sheet music and art. Other services include: appraisals, search service, catalogues, brochures collection building and mail order. Visit our store in the Red Lion Antique Mall in Columbia, SC Hours: Monday - Friday: 10:30am to 5:30 pm Saturday: 10:30am to 4:30pm Sunday: 12pm to 4pm

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it¿s described on the Abebooks web sites. If you¿re dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn¿t arrived, you¿re eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you¿ve changed your mind about a book that you¿ve ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact us and we¿ll respond within 2 business days.

Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash Invoice Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer