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Quilts: Masterworks from the American Folk Art Museum
From America’s preeminent museum collection, this definitive volume places the quilt firmly in the realm of art. Combining economy with artistry and everyday craftsmanship with extraordinary beauty, quilts hold a unique place in American culture. Each quilt tells a story about its maker and her community; seen together, these monumental textiles paint a broad picture of th ...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published September 28th 2010 by Rizzoli
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Mar 06, 2011 Kathleen rated it 2 of 5 stars
The photographs are excellent--but there is hardly any text. Luckily, I read Shaw's Quilts: A Living Tradition before, so I knew a little about the kinds of quilts covered in this book. However, without having some knowledge quilts, I imagine this book wouldn't make a lot of sense. Just a picture book of quilts...