Cincinnati Art-Carved Furniture and Interiors
Edited by Jennifer L. Howe
A remarkable presentation of hand-carved furnishings and woodwork from late-nineteenth-century Cincinnati that reflect the city’s response to the Aesthetic movement.
Ohio Is My Dwelling Place
Schoolgirl Embroideries, 1800–1850
By Sue Studebaker
One of the most intriguing cultural artifacts of our nation’s past was made by young girls—the embroidery sampler. In Ohio Is My Dwelling Place, American decorative arts expert Sue Studebaker documents the samplers created in Ohio prior to 1850, the girls who made them, their families, and the teachers who taught them to stitch.In
American Coverlets and Their Weavers
Coverlets from the Collection of Foster and Muriel McCarl
By Clarita S. Anderson
Coverlets woven in vibrant colors of red, blue, white, and green are as popular today as they were in the nineteenth century.American Coverlets and Their Weavers is a lavishly illustrated guide to one of the premier collections of coverlets in the nation. As such, it is also an essential reference for collectors, historians, specialists in material culture, and others who are interested in American textiles.Published
By Jack Matthews
“The covetous foraging for old and rare books,” is how Matthews defines “booking.” It is an act which leads naturally to the pleasures of adding them to one’s personal library, then reading them as instruments of light and measure in a murky and chaotic world.