Hard covered book titled A TREASURY OF AMERICAN FOLK PATTERNS, A Combined Edition of Three Books, American Folk Art, American Antique Decoration, and Early American Decorative Patterns by Ellen Sabine, 1982. 360 pages.
For the amateur artist, the hobbyist, or the lover of antiques this book will prove to be a valuable guide to Folk Art. The author defines the techniques, enumerates the materials, and describes the procedures in simple easy to follow steps. Some techniques explained include country painting, stenciling, in bronze powder, wall stenciling, freehand bronze, gold leaf decoration, & reverse painting on glass. Large number of patterns included. The book is in VG+ condition. The pages are clean and intact. The binding is tight. A sensational book for craftspeople, collectors, historians, and designers!