People Knitting: A Century of Photographs

By | November 30, 2017
People Knitting: A Century of Photographs Author Barbara Levine
ISBN-10 1616893923
ISBN-13 9781616893927
Year 2016-10-04
Pages 144
Language English
Publisher Princeton Architectural Press
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People Knitting is a charming tribute in vintage photographs and printed ephemera to the ever popular often all consuming craft of knitting When women posed with their knitting in the earliest nineteenth century photographs it demonstrated their virtue and skill as homemakers Later knitting became fashionable among the wealthy as a sign of culture and artistic ability During the two world wars images of nurses soldiers prisoners and even knitting clubs composed of very serious small boysall with heads bent down intent on knitting items especially socks for the troopsabounded In the 1950s and 1960s as snapshots became ubiquitous knitters took on a jauntier air posing with handiwork held proudly aloft People Knitting is a quirky and fascinating gift for the knitter in your life

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