The Index of American Design. Interiors, Erwin O. Christensen.

The Index of American Design.

New York: Macmillan, 1950. First printing. Original Cloth. Quarto, pp. 229, indexed, 378 photos in b/w and color of decorative art, including figure-heads, Shaker furniture, cigar-store Indians, glass, needlework, iron, signs. Overview of this WPA program under Federal Art Project in the 1930s, including chapter on Southwestern folk art. Introduction by Holger Cahill. Very Good. Item #1085

An early and ambitious attempt at the subject. Well integrated, beautiful illustrations.

Price: $20.00

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