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The Woven Coverlets of Norway

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Published by University of Washington Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art styles not limited by date,
  • Needlecraft art (eg lace, quilts, etc as art objects),
  • Women"s studies,
  • Crafts & Hobbies,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Hobbies/Crafts,
  • History - General,
  • Textiles & Costume,
  • Weaving,
  • Coverlets,
  • Hand weaving,
  • Norway

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10315007M
    ISBN 10029598130X
    ISBN 109780295981307

    Historic American Antique Quilts and Coverlets. A large listing of fine antique quilts and woven coverlets at midwest prices. Since historical overview of that era in regards to quilts or coverlets. Each quilt includes a full picture and several close-ups, along with as much information as we can muster in regards to that particular. Year woven: Pattern name: Snowball & Tree Weave structure: Tied Beiderwand Size: 84" x 97" Fiber: Cotton and wool Description: This coverlet is based on a pattern in early coverlets in Gay's collection. The draft can also be found in Jacob Angstadt's Diaber Book.


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The Woven Coverlets of Norway by Katherine Larson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The later chapters of the book are devoted one each to the various types of Norwegian woven coverlets. Some of these are pan-Scandinavian and others even pan-European, but the essence always comes back to what Norwegian women had, wanted to have and were willing to create for their homes from roughly the middle ages to modern times/5(8).

The Woven Coverlets of Norway showcases one of Norway's most beautiful and enduring folk arts. A warm, thick cover has always been important during Norway's long winter nights, but coverlets also decorated the family bedsteads in one-room farmhouses, affording housewives an opportunity to display their talents/5(8).

The Woven Coverlets of Norway book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Woven Coverlets of Norway showcases one of Norway's most /5(6). "The Woven Coverlets of Norway showcases one of Norway's most beautiful and enduring folk arts.

A warm, thick cover has always been important during Norway's long winter nights, but coverlets also decorated the family bedsteads in one-room farmhouses, affording housewives an opportunity to.

The Woven Coverlets of Norway showcases one of Norway's most beautiful and enduring folk arts. A warm, thick cover has always been important during Norway's long winter nights, but coverlets also decorated the family bedsteads in one-room farmhouses, affording housewives an opportunity to display their talents/5(6).

: The Woven Coverlets of Norway () by Larson, Katherine and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(6). Coverlets were woven at home by Norwegian women from as far back as Viking times up until the last century. In this attractive book, weaver and independent researcher Larson presents an overview of the history of wool and linen yarn production and the function of the coverlets in rural Norwegian homes and fishing boats, illustrated with black Author: Katherine Larson.

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Buy a cheap copy of The Woven Coverlets of Norway book by Katherine Larson. The Woven Coverlets of Norway showcases one of Norway's most beautiful and enduring folk arts. A warm, thick cover has always been important during Norway's long Free shipping over $   The later chapters of the book are devoted one each to the various types of Norwegian woven coverlets.

Some of these are pan-Scandinavian and others even pan-European, but the essence always comes back to what Norwegian women had, wanted to have and were willing to create for their homes from roughly the middle ages to modern times/5(7). : The Woven Coverlets of Norway: Synopsis: This book about weaving techniques, patterns, tools, and materials is also about emigration and cultural heritage/5(6).

The Woven Coverlets of Norway showcases one of Norway's most beautiful and enduring folk arts. A warm, thick cover has always been important during Norway's long winter nights, but coverlets also decorated the family bedsteads in one-room farmhouses, affording housewives an opportunity to /5(6).

10 items found in Coverlets & Blankets Sort by Featured Best Selling Alphabetically, A-Z Alphabetically, Z-A Price, low to high Price, high to low Date, new to old Date, old to. A book of hand-woven coverlets by Hall, Eliza Calvert.

Publication date Topics Coverlets Publisher Boston: Little, Brown, and Company Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English.

Addeddate Bookplateleaf Call number SRLF_UCLA:LAGEPages:   I am reading Katherine Larson's The Woven Coverlets of Norway, a book which describes more than just gives an overview of textile production in pre-industrial Norway from the sheep The Woven Coverlets of Norway book flax up.

There is a darling photograph of women washing sheep in : Kristen Hughes. The Woven Coverlets of Norway: Dansk Brogd Leave a reply For readers interested in both the historical and technical aspects of dansk brogd, Katherine Larson’s explanation, excerpted from The Coverlets of Norway, is a perfect background.

Woven coverlets made in the -Civil War era were used as bed coverings. They were made of wool and cotton (or occasionally wool and linen) on floor looms by hand. Coverlets were woven of two or more colors, made to be reversible with a light and dark color pattern showing as a negative on the back earliest era of coverlet making, judging from surviving.

This lavishly illustrated guide to one of the premier collections of woven coverlets in the United States is an essential reference for collectors, historians, specialists in material culture, and all those who are interested in American textiles.

A Book Of Hand Woven Coverlets. Download eBook. The Woven Coverlets Of Norway. One Coverlet Book Set & One Weaving Book US Residents can use the button below to buy a single copy online using PayPal for $ + $10 Shipping within the US.

If you live outside the US or are interested in larger quantities, email us with your request and. - Explore calicosan's board "~ Woven Coverlets ~", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Weaving, Quilts and Antiques pins. The National Museum of the American Coverlet focuses on antique American woven coverlets.

Dated coverlets in the collection range from to Coverlets are woven bedcovers, used as the topmost covering on a bed.

The weaver worked on a loom to construct the textile itself one row at a time, and the pattern was woven in as part of the process.

Eliza Calvert Hall in her Book of Hand-woven Coverlets mentions the names of three Indiana professional weavers of coverlets, John LaTourette (or rather, she gives the name of his daughter, Sarah, who worked with him), Ann Hay, and John Getty.

The last named did not exist, as least as a weaver of coverlets. Welcome to the Early American Coverlets & Counterpanes Study Group website. This study group is part of the study group system of the Complex Weavers. This website is a resource for the members of the study group.

To join the group you must first be a member of the Complex Weavers. Book Accessories Children's Books Art & Photography Books Jacquard Woven Reversible Coverlet Signed and Datedtraditional dark Navy and Ecru.

92" x 82" - Great shape, enjoy a piece of history. SueZQsAntiQs 5 out of 5 stars (28) $ Historic American Quilts. Woven Coverlets, An American Story. For the last ten years it has been our goal to bring to these pages a broadly representative group of American quilts, particularly those that span the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Coverlets are a great alternative for those seeking the style of a traditional bedspread but who prefer a shorter drop (our standard coverlet drop is 12 inches).

Traditionally, coverlets are paired with bed skirts for full coverage, but they are also a great option for beds that sit.

The Woven Coverlets of Norway (Book). // American Craft;Jun/Jul, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p Reviews the book 'The Woven Coverlets of Norway,' by Katherine Larson. Share. More. Read the Article. Courtesy of your local library. Enter a library name or part of a name, city, state, or province.

Coverlets were woven at home by Norwegian women from as far back as Viking times up until the last century. In this attractive book, weaver and independent researcher Larson presents an overview of the history of wool and linen yarn production and the function of the coverlets in rural Norwegian homes and fishing boats, illustrated with black Brand: University of Washington Press.

Katherine Larson spent a whole book explaining The Woven Coverlets of Norway. (For a sample from her book see: “ The Woven Coverlets of Norway: Dansk Brogd.”) What could I say in a few pages. For fear of being unduly influenced by Kay’s excellent book, I didn’t even review my copy until my first draft was finished.

The Woven Coverlets of Norway showcases one of Norway's most beautiful and enduring folk arts. A warm, thick cover has always been important during Norway's long winter nights, but coverlets also decorated the family bedsteads in one-room farmhouses, affording housewives an opportunity to.

Jan 4, - Explore grammiquilts's board "Woven Coverlets", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Antiques, Weaving and Hand weaving pins.

A woven coverlet or coverlid (derived from Cat. cobre-lit) is a type of bed covering with a woven design in colored wool yarn on a background of natural linen or ets were woven in almost every community in the United States from the colonial era until the late 19th century.

A showcase of one of Norway’s most beautiful and enduring folk arts. Along with a wealth of illustrations, Larson explains the coverlet’s importance as the pinnacle of the Norwegian weaver’s art, describes traditional methods of weaving wool and flax, and discusses the.

Antique/Vtg. EMBROIDERED DAISY FLOWER BASKET Hem-Stitched BED COVER - 72" x 89" $ shipping. Antique Mids Wool Overshot Blanket Spread Coverlet Navy Fuchsia Cream 71X $ shipping.

Early s Woven Linsey-Woolsey Blue/Tan Coverlet Whig Rose and Pine Tree. $ shipping. COVERLET Hand-Woven WALL HANGING. $ shipping. I knew it was an old woven coverlet, and that it must be rare because it was white, — coverlets in this respect being something like blackbirds; but not until I studied Mrs.

Hall's book, and watched the patterns reveal themselves, did I realize that this century-old cover-let, woven in East Tennessee by my great-grandmother's slaves, was a. Ozark Coverlet Project founders Marty Benson (left) and Laura Redford work with a coverlet from the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History collection.

Ozark Coverlet Project founders Marty Benson and Laura Redford are long-time weavers with an interest in re-creating old weaving patterns and telling the stories of the weavers who made them.

Benton County Coverup: 19th Century Coverlets and Quilts. Benton County Cover-up is an exhibition of 19th century coverlets and quilts from the museum's permanent collection. Coverlets are decorative woven bedspreads that often have intricate patterns that dazzle the eyes.

Most of these coverlets were woven on looms in homes across North America. A Book of Hand-Woven Coverlets by Eliza Calvert Hall Hardcover. Clothbound Pictorial hardcover. Binding in very good condition.

Two Previous owner name written inside front cover and on first blank page. Some natural aging, no treats or Rating: % positive. 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: Coverlets from the Collection of Foster and Muriel McCarl, Including a Dictionary of More Than Coverlet Weavers is an illustrated guide to one of the premier collections of coverlets in the nation.

The motifs were described in Katherine Larson’s book, The Woven Coverlets of Norway, and other elements in written documentation by Lila Nelson. I took a Rutevev class as part of Vesterheim’s Textile Tour and having discovered how slow and frustrating it could be, wanted more practice and familiarity with the traditional elements.

Throughout history, men were predominantly coverlet weavers and women were the consumers. But in rare cases, women professionally wove coverlets. One of these unique women was Sarah LaTourette from Indiana. To date, LaTourette is the only woman documented to have woven coverlets on a loom with Jacquard machinery.

Since weaving was a family tradition, LaTourette.The National Museum of the American Coverlet is the first independent, year-round institution devoted to American woven overlets.

It sponsors exhibitions, classes, and special events, and offers fabrics using motifs taken from coverlets in the collection.I love this book!!! My mother is a 3rd generation handweaver and a native of Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains.

She and my grandmother are pictured and mentioned in this book with a loom handmade by my grandfather, Isaac L. Ogle.5/5.