1 edition of Quilt close-up : five southern views, a study of regionalism in quiltmaking. found in the catalog.
Quilt close-up : five southern views, a study of regionalism in quiltmaking.
Exhibitions were held at the Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, Tenn., Mar. 6-May 1, 1983 and at the Folk Art Center of the Southern Highland Handicraft Guild, Ashville, N.C., June 4-Aug. 28, 1983.
|Contributions||Hunter Museum of Art., Southern Highland Handicraft Guild. Folk Art Center.|
|LC Classifications||NK9112 .Q34 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||46 p. :|
|Number of Pages||46|
|LC Control Number||95175650|
The collection consists of 20 fabrics in six different designs ranging in scale from small to medium. The designs are printed on what feels like a great quality base cloth - read suitable for children's clothing and accessories - and the colors are clear and saturated. As much as I love the adorable frogs and bees I have fallen heavily for the berries and the small scale floral prints. Fall brings cooler weather, so the University Gallery at the Center for Art and Theatre on the Georgia Southern University Statesboro Campus is bringing out the quilts. William Daniels' textile exhibit "On Pins and Needles" will be on view from Sept. 24 to Oct. 26, and an artist talk will begin Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. in Arts Building, room
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In more than color images, hundreds of quilts, juxtaposed for the first time, celebrate and explore the South's rich quilting history. Quilt expert Mary W. Kerr joins 13 other textile historians to show why Southern quilts have a distinctiveness setting them apart, including factors like their patterns, use of tiny pieces, and specific color choices/5(15).
Each quilt is a precious historic heirloom in its own right, highlighted in stunning, color-saturated photos. You'll be inspired by the beauty, workmanship, and artistry of America's quiltmaking tradition in this lush coffee-table book for all lovers of quilts and textiles.
(Patterns not included.)/5(15). For a exhibition, Quilt Close-Up: Five Southern Views, at the Hunter Museum, Merikay was invited to select several Tennessee quilts and write an essay for the catalog.
She chose two elderly women who had grown up in the s in rural Sevier County, not far from n: I really like this book. The history of the time was an enjoyable read, but it was the photographs of the quilts that I really enjoyed. If you quilt and are a quilt history buff, you will probably enjoy it too.
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