DECORATIVE ARTS AND HOUSEHOLD FURNISHINGS IN AMERICA 1650-1920: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY. Kenneth L. Ames, Gerald W. R. Ward.

DECORATIVE ARTS AND HOUSEHOLD FURNISHINGS IN AMERICA 1650-1920: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY.

  • Winterthur: The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, 1989.
  • small 4to.
  • cloth
  • 392, (6) pages
  • ISBN: 0912724196

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First edition. This bibliography of the study of household furnishings used in the United States from the seventeenth century to the early twentieth century contains twenty-one sections. Each section begins with an essay that outlines the development of scholarship in the field and points toward new directions for research with annotated entries on the most significant works. Three chapters present the basic reference tools and surveys of art and architecture. These are followed by chapters devoted to such topics as furniture; metals, including silver and gold, pewter and britannia metal; ceramics and glass; textiles; timepieces; household activities and systems; and craftsmen and the Arts and Crafts Movement in America. Includes an author/title index.