Download e-book for kindle: Amish Quilts (Young Center Books in Anabaptist and Pietist by Janneken Smucker

By Janneken Smucker

ISBN-10: 1421410532

ISBN-13: 9781421410531

ISBN-10: 1421423995

ISBN-13: 9781421423999

Amish Quilts explores how those gadgets advanced from useful mattress linens into modern art.

In this in-depth learn, illustrated with greater than a hundred gorgeous colour photos, Janneken Smucker discusses what makes an Amish duvet Amish. She examines the price of quilts to people who have made, received, offered, exhibited, and preserved them and the way that worth alterations as a cover travels from Amish palms to market to shoppers.

A fifth-generation Mennonite quiltmaker herself, Smucker lines the heritage of Amish quilts from their use within the overdue 19th century to their sale within the profitable company practices of this present day. via her personal observations in addition to oral histories, newspaper money owed, ephemera, and different archival assets, she seeks to appreciate how the time period "Amish" turned a mode and what it ability to either quiltmakers and shoppers. She additionally appears at how quilts impression style and increases problems with authenticity of quilts within the marketplace.

Whether regarded as artwork, craft, or commodity, Amish quilts mirror the intersections of consumerism and connoisseurship, faith and trade, nostalgia and aesthetics. by way of completely interpreting all of those facets, Amish Quilts is a necessary source for an individual attracted to the background of those appealing works.]]>

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