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Quilt & Textile Dating, Dyeing & Printing

Dating Quilts

  1775-1900 Quilt Dating Guide
Contains a description of ninety styles, printed on a durable non-tearable paper that will last for years. You can add your notes on, due to the matte finish. It folds out like a map, and when folded, it's easy to put in your purse or glove compartment. If you prefer, you can roll it and put it in your pocket.  Kimberly Wulfert Publishing (December 2006)

1900-1950 Quilt Dating Guide
Over thirty style descriptions, printed on a single-fold sheet, laminated. For a quick assessment at a glance, contains a checklist of distinguishing features that sets 20th century quilts apart from quilts made earlier.
Kimberly Wulfert Publishing (December 2006)
Making History - Quilts & Fabric from 1890-1970: 9 Reproduction Quilt Projects - Historic Notes & Photographs - Dating Your Quilts (Paperback) by Barbara Brackman (Author)

America's Printed Fabrics 1770-1890: 8 Reproduction Quilt Projects/Historic  Notes & Photographs/Dating Your Quilts
Barbara Brackman Publisher: C& T Publishing; 2004

Millers’ Treasure or Not?: How to Compare & Value American Quilts, Stella Rubin, 2001

Textile Designs: Two Hundred Years of European and American Patternsfor Printed Fabrics, Organized by Motif, Style, Color, Layout, and Period, Susan Meller and Joost Elffers 1991
Down by the Old Mill Stream: Quilts in Rhode Island
Linda Welters & M.T. Ordonez, 2000
The American Quilt: A History of Cloth and Comfort, 1750 – 1960, Roderick Kirakofe, reprinted 2004
Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles Eds: Phyllis G. Tortora, Robert S. Merkel 7th sub edition 1996

Uncoverings - the Research Papers of the American Quilt Study Group, six scholarly research articles per volume (annual)
Clues in the Calico: A Guide to Identifying and Dating Antique Quilts, Barbara Brackman 1989
The Magazine Antiques  - An historical reference source for the decorative arts through time and worldwide, with emphasis on American and English antiques. Beautiful photos and scholarly text with end notes galore.

Dyeing and Printing

This list was compiled by Kimberly Wulfert, PhD., at www.antiquequiltdating.com. Feel free to copy this list to share with your study group. Please include my name and Web site address. Thank you.

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