Texas Furniture: The Cabinetmakers and Their Work, 1840-1880

Texas Furniture: The Cabinetmakers and Their Work, 1840-1880

by Lonn Taylor, David B. Warren

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292739420
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 10/15/2012
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Lonn Taylor is an authority on the architecture, furniture, and decorative arts of the American Southwest. He had a twenty-year career at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., and also served as Director of the University of Texas at Austin’s Winedale Historical Center.

David B. Warren is an expert on American decorative arts and Founding Director Emeritus of Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, the former home of Miss Ima Hogg and now a museum of American decorative arts and paintings owned by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword by Don Carleton
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Beds, Cribs, and Cradles
  • 2. Wardrobes
  • 3. Chests of Drawers
  • 4. Chairs and Stools
  • 5. Sofas, Settees, Benches, and Daybeds
  • 6. Tables and Stands
  • 7. Desks
  • 8. Cupboards
  • 9. Safes
  • 10. Miscellaneous Objects
  • A Checklist of Texas Cabinetmakers
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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