American Folk Marquetry

American Folk Marquetry

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This is the first volume to record the history of Marquetry and the American masters who handed down the tradition from father to son. Never before has American folk marquetry been investigated, catalogued, or recognized as a distinct body of work; documentation had not been discovered, names of marquetry makers were unknown and a collection of important work was not available for study. However, after years of research and collaboration with collectors Robert and Marjorie Hirschhorn, Richard Muhlberger has produced a beautifully illustrated work that will undoubtedly serve as an indispensable reference for the collector and enthusiast alike.A STAR BY ANY OTHER NAME QUILT PATTERNS OFTEN have titles that suggest symbolic content. ... Harvest Sun, Broken Star, Columbia Star, Eastern Star, Evening Star, Lone Star, Northumberland Star, Texas Star, Starlight, Star of ... Over 4, 000 patterns are classified into twenty-five basic categories in Barbara Brackmana#39;s Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns (1993). ... Like Sunburst and Star of Bethlehem, they have eight points, but they are composed of four notched squaresanbsp;...

Title:American Folk Marquetry
Author: Richard Mühlberger
Publisher:Museum of Amer Folk Art - 1998

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