Anselme Chaisson, Annie Rose Deveau,
Story of the Hooked Rugs of ChéticampAuthor: Anselme Chaisson, Annie Rose Deveau,
Publisher: Breton Books
This delightful book is filled with full-colour pictures of hooked rugs and rare historic black-and-white photos. This updated edition includes details about the lives of Chéticamp rug hookers, the rug making process, the tools and materials, as well as examples of magnificent tapestries and rugs in the collection of Élizabeth Lefort Gallery, Les Trois Pignons. This book trumpets the skill and pride of an extraordinary people in a beautiful place, the Acadians of Cape Breton Island. Hard work, dedication, disputes and cooperation come to life in this well-researched history of a humble folk craft that grew to a world-renowned art form. Rich with anecdote, beauty and warmth leap from the pages! By Anselme Chiasson and Annie-Rose Deveau; translated from the French by Marcel LeBlanc.
|ISBN associated with this title:||9781895415759|
|Published on||July 31 2010|
|Dimensions||6(in) x 9(in)|