Sunday, December 30, 2012

Bed Hangings

A Treatise on Fabrics and Styles in the Curtaining of Beds, 1650-1850

Complied by Abbott Lowell Cummings
Essays by Nina Fletcher Little
New introduction by Jane C. Nylander

Published by Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, Boston, Massachusetts 1994.

This 60 book include the three sections and contains 62 photos, diagrams, and etchings. Section one is on Fabrics and Documentary Sources by Abbott Lowell Cummings with text, table of materials, list of materials, and illustrations. Section two is Pictorial Sources by Nina Fletcher Little with text and illustrations. The third section is Technical Notes with text and illustrations.

Abbott Lowell Cummings is a noted architectural historian and genealogist, best known for his study of New England architecture. 

More information on Cummings can be found at Wikipedia.

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