Re: ALL Content Selection: decorative/folk arts

Robin Dowden (
Fri, 29 Mar 1996 12:25:04 -0600

The National Gallery will be providing images/text for 329 objects in the
Index of American Design. Subjects include: Pennsylvania German folk art;
Shaker crafts; folk arts of the Spanish Southwest; pottery; woodcarving;
costume; textiles; furniture; toys; metalwork; and dolls.

At 09:44 PM 2/29/96 -0500, Jo Paoletti wrote:
>For courses in American material culture/archeology, it would be helpful to
have images of artifacts such as furniture, textiles, toys, and the like.
For example, the Index of American Design or similar images. For my
purposes, late 19th and 20-century materials would be especially desireable,
but others may have other needs. Non-anglo works are important, too!
>Jo Paoletti
>University of Maryland
Robin Dowden
National Gallery of Art