Amana Style: Furniture, Arts, Crafts, Architecture & Gardens by Marjorie K. Albers

By Marjorie K. Albers

The German immigrants who settled the Amana Colonies of Iowa in 1855 introduced with them a wealthy cultural background of arts and crafts. That historical past is explored, and celebrated, during this publication. This complete name explores every little thing from clock making, furnishings, and woodworking to basketry, caning, and carpet weaving. Full-color photos through mythical Iowa photographer Joan Liffring-Zug Bourret express the wonder that abounds in Amana, together with beautiful gardens and structure. jointly, the textual content and images turn into their very own paintings of art.

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