Cover image for Aprons : icons of the American home
Title:
Aprons : icons of the American home
Author:
Cheney, Joyce.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Philadelphia, Pa. : Running Press Book Publishers, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
144 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
Illustrations on lining papers.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780762406944
Format :
Book

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Central Library TT546.5 .C5 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Published to coincide with the national touring art exhibit "Apron Strings: Ties to the Past," Aprons is a nostalgic celebration of those heartwarming symbols of hearth and home and American family life. With 90 full-color photographs of exquisite vintage aprons, plus cultural anecdotes, history, and quotes from writers, designers, and generations of American women, this unique art book celebrates the utilitarian garment that evolved into a fashion statement.


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