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By Janneken Smucker

Amish Quilts explores how those items developed from sensible mattress linens into modern art.

In this in-depth research, illustrated with greater than a hundred lovely colour pictures, Janneken Smucker discusses what makes an Amish duvet Amish. She examines the price of quilts to those that have made, obtained, bought, exhibited, and preserved them and the way that worth alterations as a cover travels from Amish fingers to industry to shoppers.

A fifth-generation Mennonite quiltmaker herself, Smucker strains the background of Amish quilts from their use within the past due 19th century to their sale within the profitable company practices of at the present time. via her personal observations in addition to oral histories, newspaper debts, ephemera, and different archival resources, she seeks to appreciate how the time period "Amish" grew to become a method and what it capability to either quiltmakers and shoppers. She additionally seems at how quilts effect style and increases problems with authenticity of quilts within the marketplace.

Whether regarded as paintings, craft, or commodity, Amish quilts replicate the intersections of consumerism and connoisseurship, faith and trade, nostalgia and aesthetics. through completely analyzing all of those features, Amish Quilts is a vital source for someone drawn to the background of those attractive works.]]>

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