A celebration of the Provencal heritage of quilted items, from bedcovers and japons in brightly coloured floral patterns to small decorative accessories of great beauty and needle skills. The tradition began in China, crossed Persia and India to southern Europe, eventually spreading to the New World where it influenced the development of American quilt designs. This study gives Provences its rightful place in this history. It tells how this passage from east to west stopped for a time in Provence where quilting techniques ...

Quilts of Provence 1996, Henry Holt & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805046397

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Quilts of Provence 1996, Thames & Hudson Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780500017418

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