By Amelia Peck

Candace Wheeler emerged because the best American cloth dressmaker of the past due 19th century through instructing herself to check after which surpass the accomplishments of complicated ecu designers. relocating from embroidery to the layout of materials and interiors, she wrote influential books on adorning and was once a motive force at the back of the professionalisation of girls within the layout box. This publication encompasses a biographical essay and a listing of over a hundred designs for textiles, wallpaper, and different inside furniture by means of Wheeler and her affiliates. This e-book is for an exhibition held on the Metropolitan Museum of artwork from ninth October 2001 to sixth January 2002.

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