Amish Abstractions: Quilts from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown by Joe Cunningham, Robert Shaw, Janneken Smucker
- Author: Joe Cunningham, Robert Shaw, Janneken Smucker
- eBook title: Amish Abstractions: Quilts from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown
- Category: Crafts, Hobbies & Home
- Subcategory: Crafts & Hobbies
- ISBN: 0764951653
- ISBN13: 978-0764951657
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Published in conjunction with the exhibition organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Amish Abstractions: Quilts from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown explores the origins, techniques, and context of these visual masterpieces. More than seventy-five quilts originating in communities throughout Pennsylvania and the Midwest from the 1880s to the 1940s are presented with contributions by three quilt experts: Joe Cunningham, a well-known quilt artist, author, and lecturer; Robert Shaw, an independent curator of numerous quilt exhibitions; and Janneken Smucker, a doctoral candidate at the University of Delaware specializing in quilts from the Amish and Mennonite traditions.
Includes Collector's Note by Faith and Stephen Brown. 128 pages with more than 90 color images. Size: 9 x 10.5 inches. Smyth-sewn casebound book, with jacket.