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Fleming, John A.
The Painted Furniture of French Canada, 1700-1840.

Camden House/Canadian Museum of Civilization: 1994.

"A major reference work, the first book about painted furniture in Canada. Based on archival records, period newspapers, directories and an examination of pieces in 30 public and private collections, this book describes domestic interiors and the materials and methods of furniture construction, as well as high style and folk influences on furniture design and decoration in New France and then in lower Canada to about 1840".

Hardcover. 11"x12", 179 pages, many color illustrations, dust jacket. Light wear.

Inventory #: 34385
Price: $ 75.00      

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