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Amish Quilts of Lancaster County

by Patricia T Herr

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This book illustrates the Lancaster Amish quilts that were once in the Esprit collection. Color illustrations include a full view of each quilt, plus details of the binding and back. The narrative discusses Amish quiltmaking customs, the significance of each pattern, characteristics of Lancaster County Amish quilts, and the evolution in the types of fabrics used in the Amish community. ( )
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Enjoy the bold design and glowing colors of Amish quilts, specifically the 82 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Amish quilts formerly known as the Esprit collection. These quilts have been exhibited worldwide in major museums and venues and now have come home to Lancaster. This volume gives new insight into their beauty, using over 350 detailed color photographs and discussions of Amish culture, quilting patterns, materials, and construction. Readers may be inspired to create their own versions and will understand more about how quilting evolved in the Lancaster Amish community and enjoy the full-page views of each beautiful quilt.

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