Quilts: California Bound, California Made, 1840-1940 by Sandi FoxQuilts: California Bound, California Made, 1840-1940 by Sandi Fox

Quilts: California Bound, California Made, 1840-1940

bySandi Fox

Paperback | January 15, 2013

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The richly diverse legacy of California's quilts is beautifully chronicled in words and images in this extraordinary collection spanning a century of quiltmaking. Here is the story of California's quilts, from those California bound-carried on the backs of mules and horses, in covered wagons, by ship or by train-to those California made, created on the farms and in villages and cities across the state. Whether to remember friends and family back home, mourn loved ones lost, record cultural and historical events, or illustrate their new surroundings, California's quiltmakers pieced, appliquéd, embroidered, and embellished cloth in an astonishing variety of quilts and bedcovers.

In this volume, contemporary letters, diaries, and historical records provide authentic accounts of the social, political, and cultural contexts in which California's quilts were brought west and worked there. 
Sandi Fox is former Collection Curator of Quilts at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Associate Fellow, International Quilt Study Center, University of Nebraska; and Research Associate, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. She is the author of numerous books, articles, and exhibition catalogues in the field and curator of ...
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Title:Quilts: California Bound, California Made, 1840-1940Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:208 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:11 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:January 15, 2013Publisher:Sandi FoxLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0971918406

ISBN - 13:9780971918405

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