The Pennsylvania German Collection

By: Garvan, Beatrice B.

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reprinted 1999.

This handbook of the Philadelphia Museum of Art's permanent collection of Pennsylvania German objects is the first resource of its kind, revealing the range, depth, and quality of a folk art collection a century in the making. Photographs of the core collection of 1,115 Pennsylvania German ceramics and glass, furniture and household objects, fraktur and books, tools and implements, textiles and basketry, are accompanied by individual descriptions and, when known, artist, date, and place of manufacture. Objects are arranged according to medium: wood, metal, ceramics, glass, horn/eggshell, basketry, textiles, and paper. A biographical index of makers and artists and English translations of inscriptions are included.

Title: The Pennsylvania German Collection

Author Name: Garvan, Beatrice B.

Categories: Collecting,

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Museum of Art: 1982

ISBN Number: 0876330359

ISBN Number 13: 9780876330357

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Seller ID: 24008

Keywords: Museum Collection