Story of the Hooked Rugs of Chéticamp

Anselme Chaisson, Annie Rose Deveau,

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ISBN: 9781895415759

Story of the Hooked Rugs of Chéticamp

  Author:   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.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781895415759
Item BB0072
PublisherBreton Books
Published onJuly 31 2010
Language eng
Pages 150
Format Paperback
Dimensions6(in) x 9(in)
Shipping weight310(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE