Homespun Textile Traditions of the Pennsylvania Germans


From the Pennsylvania Farm Museum of Landis Valley, this 1976 catalog showcases a significant exhibition and illustrates the varied types of textiles used within the agrarian society of the Pennsylvania Germans, with an emphasis on homespun and handwoven fabrics. Featured are objects ranging from market wallets and grain bags to a bed sheet possessing finely embroidered motifs and verse along its edge. Includes a bibliography. 64 pages, mostly b&w with some color photos; 8-1/2″ by 11″ softcover booklet.

Good condition; covers have light wear and soiling, pages are excellent. No marks or writing.

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