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OP CULTURE & COMFORT: PEOPLE, PARLORS, AND UPHOLSTERY, 1850-1930. Katherine C. Grier. Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum, Rochester, 1988. Distributed by University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst. 382 pp. with 342 ills. (48 col.). 28 x 21 cm. LC 88-20112 ISBN 0940365014 In English.
Published to coincide with an exhibition of chiefly 19th-century upholstered furniture and drapery, this copiously illustrated and scholarly study thoroughly examines the manufacture, marketing and social significance of parlor furnishings in the homes of middle-class Victorian Americans. Note: an abridged edition of this title was released in 1997 (see Worldwide 97915).
Indexing: Western — United States — 1800-1900 — Textile/Fiber Arts — Commercial/Industrial Design, Decorative Arts
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 052914
Paperbound Out of Print / No Longer Available.

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