By Lonn Taylor,David B. Warren,Ima Hogg
The artwork of furnishings making flourished in Texas in the course of the mid-nineteenth century. To rfile this wealthy history of in the neighborhood made furnishings, pass over Ima Hogg, the well known philanthropist and collector of yank ornamental arts, enlisted Lonn Taylor and David B. Warren to analyze early Texas furnishings and its makers. They spent greater than a decade operating with museums and personal creditors through the country to check and picture consultant examples. in addition they combed census documents, newspapers, and documents for info approximately cabinetmakers. those efforts led to the 1975 book of Texas Furniture, which quick grew to become the authoritative reference in this subject.
Now up to date with an extended Index of Texas Cabinetmakers that comes with info that has come to mild because the unique e-book and corrects mistakes, Texas Furniture offers a catalog of greater than 2 hundred items of furnishings, every one beautifully photographed and followed by way of specific descriptions of the piece’s maker, date, fabrics, measurements, historical past, and proprietor, in addition to an research through the authors. The booklet additionally contains chapters at the fabric tradition of nineteenth-century Texas and at the instruments and methods of nineteenth-century Texas cabinetmakers, with a distinct emphasis at the German immigrant cabinetmakers of the Hill nation and vital Texas. The index of Texas cabinetmakers comprises biographical details on nearly 9 hundred males who made furnishings in Texas, and appendices record info at the state’s biggest cupboard retailers taken from the USA census records.
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