Very Good+ 0912298529. Large paperback, scuffing to the back cover is the only flaw to this clean exhibition catalogue, illustrated throughout in color and black and white, includes a Selected Bibliography; 124 pages.
VG+ Red & color illus. wraps. 124 pp. 24 bw and color plates, 5 bw and color figures. Catalogue for the seminal 1981 exhibition of Baltimore Album quilts by the Baltimore Museum of Art, December 1981 to February 1982. The exhibition also was shown in Houston and New York. This is an extremely rare and scarce quilt history book, even though 3, 500 copies were published. It is probably the finest book about the Baltimore Album quilt phenomenon of the mid 1800s and will be one of your crowning achievements as a serious collector to add this great book to your quilt history book library. Contents include: A section of 65 pages of history on Baltimore Album quilts written by Dena Katzenberg, who was the Consultant Curator of Textiles at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Historical information includes information on the antique fabrics used, the applique patterns, politics of the day, etc. Included are 54 pages of large photos of the Baltimore Album Quilts from the exhibition and complete descriptions, including provenance.
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