Dictionary of Furniture

Dictionary of Furniture

Book - 2001
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Gives terms for furniture covering style, manufacture, and makers in all countries and cultures from ancient times to the modern era

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Contains some 2,000 entries on forms and styles in furniture, from ancient times to the present and in every region of the world. Entries detail specifics in furniture styles, designs, and material, such as types and textures of wood, details of construction, architectural style, and cultural significance. Other entries cover designers and key figures, schools and movements, and periods and styles. Includes a buying guide and directory of places of interest to furniture aficionados. This edition contains 66 new entries and about 50 new b&w illustrations. Boyce is a writer, editor, and longtime student of art history with a special interest in the decorative arts. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c2001
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780816042296
Branch Call Number: R 749 DIC
Characteristics: xxii, 378 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Boyce, Charles


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