Title: Textiles in America 1650 - 1879
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company A Winterthur/Barra Book, NEW YORK
Publication Date: 1983
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Bibliography, 234 pages dedicated to an extensive glossary of words that explain textiles and fabrics from the past of the USA. 140 pictures, in color, with more about textiles. Also many black and white photos through the text. Bookseller Inventory # 008014
Synopsis: Imported textiles played a vital part in the lives of American colonists. Textiles were the largest imported commodity and valued more than anything else, except land, buildings, and, in rare instances, wrought silver. This volume, based on years of research, is the definitive study of textiles used in early American homes.
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