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Shaker Design: Out of this World.
Burks, Jean, ed.
Shaker Design: Out of this World.
This lovely book presents a wide array of extraordinarily fine examples of Shaker furniture, household objects, textiles, religious drawings, and items made to sell to the "world's people" (non-Shakers). The book's expert contributors discuss Shaker design in relation to the furniture they constructed, the products they sold, their gift drawings and spirituality, and their rejection of American Fancy design. The book also considers the powerful inspiration Shaker design has provided for diverse modern and contemporary designers, including George Nakashima, Roy McMakin, Thomas Moser, and Scandinavian furniture makers.

Category: Design, Furniture
Binding: Cl.
Pages: 245 pp
Publisher: Yale University
Year: 2008
Publication Place: New Haven,
ISBN: 9780300137286
Book Id: 76655

Price: $80.00

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