Dating Fabrics - A Color Guide: 1800-1960

Dating Fabrics - A Color Guide: 1800-1960

by Eileen Trestain

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Overview

Are you a fabric collector, quilt collector, appraiser, or antiques collector who needs to know specifics about fabrics or quilts? Then this book is for you! It will help you identify, date, and recognize antique fabrics and their uses in quilts and clothing. Over 1,000 color fabric swatches are listed in this handy, easy-to-use reference guide. You'll be able to identify fabric dating from the pre-1830 era through the Second World War. Match your antique fabric by selecting a suspected time period and comparing colors and prints.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780891458845
Publisher: Collector Books
Publication date: 08/15/1998
Edition description: Illustrate
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 807,409
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Eileen Jahnke Trestain was raised in a small town outside Grand Rapids, Michigan. She has always spent much of her time in art and craft pursuits. At the age of 10, her grandmother introduced her to quilting, which began a lifelong interest. She continued her interest in quilting and began to collect and study quilting patterns. With the encouragement of friends, Eileen began producing her own line of patterns under the business name of Peonies Needlework Crafts.

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