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Connecticut Needlework: Women, Art, and Family, 1740-1840
Connecticut women have long been noted for their creation of colorful and distinctive needlework, including samplers and family registers, bed rugs and memorial pictures, crewel-embroidered bed hangings and garments, silk-embroidered pictures of classical or religious scenes, quilted petticoats and bedcovers, and whitework dresses and linens. This volume offers the first ...more
Paperback, 220 pages
Published October 31st 2010 by Connecticut Historical Society
(first published June 1st 2010)
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