Furniture on the two sides of the Atlantic
Posted by Caroline on January 23, 1998 at 16:23:23:
In response to Thanks, I had looked there already and..., written by Carolyn B on January 23, 1998 at 14:50:06
I'm going to the U.N.C. library on Sat. but I wanted to see if there were any strong recommendations.
If I find anything useful do you want me to post the titles, etc.??
Please do! I haven't found a great deal on-line on Regency furniture, and all I know of in the way of books is already in the bib. There must be more, somewhere.
I do know that the differences between European pieces and American-made ones were largely a matter of ornamentation. The American ones , though well-made, were done in simpler styles and in native-grown woods, as the American acess to tropical imports was far less. (Where did I learn that? From a woodworking magazine , I think!)
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