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  • Southern Furniture, 1680-1830:  The Colonial Williamsburg Collection

    Southern Furniture, 1680-1830: The Colonial Williamsburg Collection

    The most up-to-date, comprehensive study of furniture made and used in the early South.

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    By Ronald L. Hurst and Jonathan Prown
    Winner, Charles F. Montgomery Award

    Southern Furniture is the first modern, broad-ranging study of furniture made and used in the early South. Going beyond earlier aesthetic and stylistic analyses, the authors provide the most recent information about the region's cabinetmaking traditions and ethnic and cultural diversity. One hundred eighty-three catalog entries discuss the utilitarian, aesthetic, and symbolic functions of each object. Published in association with Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers Colonial Williamsburg Decorative Arts Series 640 pp., 220 color photographs, 565 black-and-white illustrations, 3 maps, 26 line drawings, 9 3/4 x 11 1/4 1997; 2nd printing 1998 CW No. 521930 Hardbound ISBN 0-87935-200-0 $75.00





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