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The Shaker Furniture Handbook by Timothy Rieman, Jean Burks

The Shaker Furniture Handbook by Timothy Rieman, Jean Burks

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This is the perfect introduction to Shaker furniture design. This concise book surveys distinctive furniture styles produced during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Shaker communities of New England, Kentucky, and Ohio, with over 130 beautiful full color images. Free-standing tables, chairs, boxes, desks, built-in cupboards, and cases of drawers are shown.

The text provides an introduction to nearly twenty Shaker communities, their known cabinetmakers, identifiable traits of furniture designs unique to specific Shaker communities, and the characteristic colorful paints and stains used to finish them.

133 color, 6 b/w photos

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  • The Shaker Furniture Handbook

    Timothy D. Rieman, Jean M. Burks


  • Binding: Soft Cover

    Copyright: 2005

    Pages: 128

    Size: 8.5 x 11 in.

    Condition: New

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