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HAWAIIAN QUILTING ON KAUAI by Edith Rice Plews; Kauai Museum - Paperback - Reprint of 1976 - 1973 - from 100 POCKETS and


by Edith Rice Plews; Kauai Museum

Condition: Very Good/None as Issued

Kauai, HI: Kauai Museum Publication, 1973. Text/Near New with faint moisture staining to upper leading edges. Stapled softcover/VG; strong & sound w/light surface wear & moisture (water splash?) to upper back cover. Musuem reprint of a 1933 oral delivery of 1933. Vintage, local history of the origins and developement of of quilting in Hawaii and in Kauai in particular with b/w photos. 31 pgs. An imported craft by missionaries which by the 1930's, in Haiwaii, it was already customary to give each child, on going to school or entering marriage, a quilt --- a warm rite of passage so to speak. At that period though, animal motifs were virtually absent (excepting the American eagle and buffalo) as they were considered unlucky. A record of art skills & motifs, and hence a history of social values as expressed in arts & crafts as well. Strong copy despite flaws.. Reprint of 1976. Softcover/Stapled. Very Good/None as Issued. Vintage/Arts & Crafts.
  • Bookseller: 100 POCKETS US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 018386
  • Author: Edith Rice Plews; Kauai Museum
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: None as Issued
  • Edition: Reprint of 1976
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Kauai Museum Publication
  • Place: Kauai, HI
  • Date published: 1973
  • Keywords: Hawaii/Arts & Crafts/Quilting/History
  • Bookseller catalogs: Arts & Crafts; Museum; Catalog/Catalogue/Guide; Anthropology/Ethnology;


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