The Book of Shaker Furniture (Hardcover)

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Description


Of the more than one hundred experiments in communitarian living that proliferated in America during the nineteenth century, the Untied Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, whose adherents are best known as Shakers, is certainly one of the most interesting, successful, and enduring. This book is a collection of furniture made by members of this remarkable American religious sect.

About the Author


John Kassay taught industrial arts in junior and senior high schools and, for over thirty years, at San Francisco State University, where he is professor emeritus in the Department of Design and Industry. He is an accomplished draftsman, furniture maker, and photographer


Product Details
ISBN: 9780870232756
ISBN-10: 0870232754
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Publication Date: May 29th, 1980
Pages: 288
Language: English