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2 edition of Pennsylvania German coverlets found in the catalog.

Pennsylvania German coverlets

Guy F. Reinert

Pennsylvania German coverlets

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Published by C.N. Keyser in Plymouth Meeting, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coverlets -- Pennsylvania.

  • Edition Notes

    Burnham Collection.

    Statementby Guy F. Reinert ; photographs by the author.
    SeriesHome craft course -- v. 9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19408537M

    A portion of the exhibition highlights coverlets from our own Bedford, Pennsylvania and its surrounding counties, including Blair and Somerset. And then there are the colorful stories stories about the weavers, owners or weaver family histories, or how a coverlet was discovered or came to be in the donor’s or Museum’s collection. > Gardening Pennsylvania-German Gardens Garden Maps > Pennsylvania German Four-Square Gardens. Pennsylvania German Four-Square Gardens. Categories: Funding for the Centre County Historical Society is supported by a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Our Immigrant Heritage: Musselman Written by Forrest Moyer on February 19, This series of posts highlights families descended from 18th-century Mennonite immigrants to eastern Pennsylvania, in connection with the MHC’s exhibit Opportunity & Conscience: Mennonite Immigration to Pennsylvania, on display through March 31, The stories reflect the enrichment brought to communities over. Coverlets woven in vibrant colors of red, blue, white, and green are as popular today as they were in the nineteenth century. American Coverlets and Their Weavers is a lavishly illustrated guide to one of the premier collections of coverlets in the nation. As such, it is also an essential reference for collectors, historians, specialists in material culture, and others who are interested in.


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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Home Craft Course: Pennsylvania German Coverlets [Guy F. Reinert] on howtogetridofbadbreath.club *FREE* shipping on qualifying howtogetridofbadbreath.club: Guy F.

Reinert. Jun 04,  · Plain and Fancy: Country Quilts of the Pennsylvania-Germans [Anita Schorsch] on howtogetridofbadbreath.club *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Celebrate the colourful quilts of traditional Pennsylvania-German communities, including the Amish, Mennonite, Lutheran5/5(1).

That is not to say there were no coverlets made in other parts of the country, but the majority of surviving pieces made in the United States originated in these areas. An example of a handwoven coverlet as it might have appeared on a fully dressed bed and bedstead in a midth c.

Pennsylvania German home is seen in Figure 1. Scarce annual with a lengthy lead article on Pennsylvania German coverlets, still the definitive word on the subject, appended to which is a translation into English of the rare "Practical Family-Dyer," published by Solomon Kuder of Trexlertown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania in Pennsylvania German Ingenuity - Point Twill Related Coverlets Gay McGeary The Pennsylvania German weavers demonstrated their ingenuity with their production of coverlets which used many different patterns and weave structures.

Their coverlets were woven in a. Tied-Beiderwand was the structure preferred by most weavers. Horizontal color-banding, German folk motifs like the Distelfinken (thistle finch), and eight-point star and sunbursts are common. Pennsylvania and Mid-Atlantic coverlets tend to favor the inscribed cornerblock complete with weaver’s name, location, date, and customer.

Acknowledgement and thanks, is expressed to the Publications Editor of the Pennsylvania German Society for permission of._ using parts from the book on coverlets in preparing these columns.

Dog Paw/Foot – A Transition to Tied Beiderwand Gay McGeary For the fifth article in my series on point twill related coverlets, the dog paw coverlets will be discussed. This pattern finds its origin in the German linen weaving books from the 18th century. Even more important, the dog paw block design shows the transition from the point.

Woven coverlets made in the howtogetridofbadbreath.club-Civil War era were used as bed coverings. They were made of wool and cotton (or occasionally wool and linen) on floor looms by hand. Coverlets were woven of two or more colors, made to be reversible with a light and dark color pattern showing as a negative on the back howtogetridofbadbreath.club earliest era of coverlet making, judging from surviving.

"Pennsylvania Fancy Weaves" concentrates on the Jacquard weave, named after the punch-card loom attachment with which they were produced. These coverlets are composed of elaborate figural designs. Pennsylvania German Calendar of Events (Starred (*) events listed through the courtesy of Russell Miller, Blandon, Pa., and Francis D.

Kline, Robesonia, Pa.) Antique Pennsylvania German Coverlets Exhibit Herr House Museum, Hans Herr Drive, Willow Street, Pa. Annual Pennsylvania German Society Christmas Book Sale.

Don and Trish Herr have been antiques dealers doing business as The Herrs since We specialize in distinctive Pennsylvania German decorative arts such as painted furniture and smalls, Fraktur, baskets, folk art of the region, and 18th and 19th century American textiles and pewter for.

Mar 19, - Explore laceyspinne's board "Pa German Quilts" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Quilts, Antique quilts and Vintage quilts.

Mar 19, - Explore laceyspinne's board "Pa German Quilts" on Pinterest. (Earthrise Book 1. The large and bold star pattern was popular amongst the Pennsylvania-German quilters. pretty. Book Reviews: Year Books of the Historical Society of York County, and Annual Reports of the Director (or Staff) of the Historical Society of York County, Book Reviews: Pennsylvania German Coverlets, by Guy F.

Reinert, and The Herb Garden, by Dorothy Bovee Jones J. Orin Oliphant PDF Book Reviews: Pennsylvania. Home craft course [in] Pennsylvania German wrought ironwork (Home Craft course series Vol. 10) Pennsylvania German Coverlets Home Craft Course Vol. Reinert, Guy F. Hardback or Cased Book.

Condition: New. Home Craft Course - Pennsylvania German - Wrought Ironwork. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this.

You know the old saying: What goes around, comes around. This is certainly true in weaving, but I can always learn more from early weavers. For some time, I have belonged to the Early Weaving Books and Manuscripts study group through Complex howtogetridofbadbreath.clubh the years, members of this group have worked to find and preserve old weaving drafts and manuscripts.

Pennsylvania German art is a distinctive folk style transplanted by European immigrants who settled in southeastern Pennsylvania. Characterized by the bold use of color and motifs that emphasize birds, flowers, and elaborate decoration, Pennsylvania German art was nurtured on the isolated farms where those settlers made their homes.

For additional information about this book men. Similarly, examples of handwoven coverlets by Pennsylvania German men such as Peter Leisey (–59) of Lancaster County and Absalom Klinger (–) of Berks County were among the items on display at prestigious made by Pennsylvania German women or belonged to their howtogetridofbadbreath.club by: 1.

A large new exhibit on the Pennsylvania Germans at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum in Allentown demonstrates how influential Pennsylvania Germans have been in politics, industry and business. The group researches both geometric and fancy coverlets. While the focus of the group is the research of these early art forms, the study group members will also share information on projects they have woven which are based on early coverlets and counterpanes.

The. Montgomery, Pauline Indiana Coverlet Weavers and Their Coverlets Indianapolis Reinert, Guy F. Coverlets of the Pennsylvania Germans The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Volume Thirteen Safford, Carleton L.

and Bishop, Robert America’s Quilts and Coverlets New York Pennsylvania German Coverlets and Weavers book by Reinert,color & b/w illustns. $ $ shipping.

PENNSYLVANIA German Society Book on Folk Medicine,Cures,Remedies,Superstitions. $ $ shipping. ORIG hand-colord Map. Of Coverlets book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Of Coverlets book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Start your review of Of Coverlets: The Legacies, the Weavers. Write a review. Jan 18, Linda rated it it was amazing. Recommends it for: handweavers and folks interested in 5/5. Posts about Berks County History written by Del-Louise Moyer. Pennsylvania German Blog A Book About Pennsylvania German Decorated Hand Towels (Birdsboro, PA: Pennsylvania German Society, ), 5.

Yet it was the hand-woven coverlets and not the quilts that were their first top bed coverings. By the mid-eighteen hundreds, however, both. Using the term star work to embrace the wonderful star, diamond, and flower motifs that were beloved of the nineteenth century, and are equally appealing today, weaver Judith Gordon assembles here a collection of 80 coverlets, most Pennsylvania German in Author: Judith Gordon.

Mennonite and Amish Folklore and Folk Arts Ervin Beck Professor Emeritus of English Goshen College Goshen,Indiana August With thanks to Lon Sherer, Linda Kimpel, Linda Rouch and others for technical assistance.

To suggest corrections or additions to this bibliography, e-mail: [email protected] Foreword Because so many elements of Amish and Mennonite culture are transmitted orally.

Harants, Patricia E. Patricia E. Harants Lifestyle Collection The Wickersham Signature Quilt From The State Museum of Pennsylvania. Southaven: Monument Press, Herr, Patricia T.

The Ornamental Branches: Needlework and Arts from the Lititz Moravian Girls’ School, between and Virginia Beach: The Donning Company, A collection of textiles believed to have been produced in a German communalistic colony in Bethel, Missouri was investigated.

A German weaver's pattern book Cuyahoga Falls, OH: Author. Google Scholar. Coverlets of the Pennsylvania Germans. The Cited by: 1. COVERLETS AT THE GILCHRIST American Coverlets – First published in as the catalog for an exhibition presented in Cumberland, Maryland by Melinda & Laszlo Zongor, this book illustrates 61 coverlets, nearly all of which are now in the NMAC permanent collection.

A boudoir sham is another word for a pillow sham. Pillow shams are used in interior decorating and are part of the bed ensemble scheme. Shams, coverlets and bed skirts are made in the same pattern. The American Volunteer. A History of the Fourth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, in the Spanish-American War ofwith Roster of Companies B and D, Allentown, Pa.

by Reichard, F.H. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at howtogetridofbadbreath.club BOOK REVIEWS AND BOOK NOTES Edited by J.

CUTLER ANDREWS is of the opinion that the sectional coverage of the book is adequate. For one thing, a majority of Pennsylvanians in lived in the southeastern Pennsylvania German Wills.

By Russell Wieder Gilbert. Preston A. Barba ed., The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Yearbook, howtogetridofbadbreath.club: Paul H. Giddens. Wilhelmus Faber’s Johannes Klinger Vorschift in Henry S. Borneman, Pennsylvania German Illuminated Manuscripts.

Norristown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society,published as plate 3. Ellen Gehret. This is the Way I Pass My Time: A Book About Pennsylvania German Decorated Hand Towels. Birdsboro, PA: Pennsylvania German Society, Dec 11,  · Restaurants near National Museum of the American Coverlet: ( mi) 10/09 Kitchen ( mi) LIFeSTYLE Italian Food and Style ( mi) HeBrews Coffee Company ( mi) Bad Boyz Bistro ( mi) Birds Nest Farm The Cafe; View all restaurants near National Museum of the American Coverlet on Tripadvisor/5(88).

Pennsylvania German coverlets, many pat-terns used in Summer and Winter coverlets are identical to those in the early German pattern books.”2 The double-weave structure used two sets of warps and two sets of wefts simultane-ously to produce a coverlet consisting of two layers of cloth connected and interwoven at predetermined howtogetridofbadbreath.club: Andrew Kelly.

Coverlets woven in vibrant colors of red, blue, white, and green are as popular today as they were in the nineteenth century.

American Coverlets and Their Weavers: Coverlets from the Collection of Foster and Muriel McCarl, Including a Dictionary of More Than Coverlet Weavers is an illustrated guide to one of the premier collections of coverlets in the nation. Comparison to Civil records is advised. Pre data can be compared with translations of Pastor Schumacher's records published by the Pennsylvania German Society and by Picton Press, Camden Maine, and an excellent translation by Arthur G Schuman, in the.

Historic American Quilts. Woven Coverlets, An American Story. For the last ten years it has been our goal to bring to these pages a broadly representative group of American quilts, particularly those that span the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Daniel and Levi Fisher wove this Jacquard, tied-Biederwand coverlet in South Bend, Indiana in The coverlet features a carpet medallion centerfield, palmate garland swag border, and inscribed and dated cornerblocks.

It is woven in a tied-Beiderwand structure using red, blue, and green wool and cotton yarns. There is self-fringe on the sides and an applied fringe at the lower edge. The. Appendix C. Pioneers Museum Coverlet Project. Controlled Bibliography - Revised 2/29/ Anderson, C.S.

American Coverlets and Their Weavers: Coverlets from the Collection of Foster & Muriel howtogetridofbadbreath.clubmsburg, VA: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Feb 25, - Explore candilou31's board "Coverlets and quilts", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Quilts, Primitive bedroom and Weaving. A lovely little stack of quilts from Jo Morton’s new book, Jo’s Little Favorites II - coming in May. Candice Fry. antique Pennsylvania German painted chest in the home of.The Coverlet Book is a two-volume hardcover boxed set.

The Coverlet Book is over 1, pages long and contains over 1, photographs, over 2, drawdowns and over diagrams. Helene Bress is also the author of: Inkle Weaving, The Macramé Book and The Weaving Book.

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