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Early American Embroidery Designs: An 1815 Manuscript Album with Over 190 Patterns

By: Elizabeth M. Townshend

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 249468


Rare treasury of original embroidery designs dating from early days of the Republic. Nearly 200 beautiful floral, vine, basket motifs-repeat patterns, spot designs, more. Introduction. View more info

New Homes For Old

By: Sophonisba P. Breckinridge; With A New introduction by Steven J. Diner.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Transaction Publishers: c2001

Seller ID: 80607X


New Homes for Old was one of ten volumes published by the Carnegie Corporation on "Methods of Americanization." Reappearing near the end of four decades of massive immigration from Southern and Eastern Europe, the volumes were "to give as clear a notion as possible of the methods of the agencies actually at work in this field." Breckenridge's volume considers the immigrant homes and family life. Sophonisba Breckenridge was a major figure in the remarkable circle of ... View more info