Shakers : From Mount Lebanon to the World


An important book on Shaker art and life, offering a fresh look at a style that has endured through centuries and continues to inspire designers and homeowners. This book presents the elegantly austere and simply styled objects of the Shakers in the context of their faith and community at Mount Lebanon, N.Y., the spiritual and administrative center of the Shaker world. Outstanding examples of furniture, textiles, tools, and other objects-drawn primarily from the collection of Shaker Museum - Mount Lebanon-bring the fascinating world of the Shakers to life. The book also explores the equally compelling material culture of Sabbathday Lake in New Gloucester, Maine, the last active Shaker community, and how this read more

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ISBN:

9780847842629

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

256

Dimensions:

28cm x 25cm

RRP:

$89.99

Category:

Art and Photography

Publisher:

Rizzoli International

Published:

01 September 2014