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Neat and Tidy
Boxes and Their Contents Used in Early American Households
Nina Fletcher Little; Wendell Garrett, fwd.

Historic New England
2001 • 240 pp. 214 illus. (24 color). 6 3/8 x 9 1/8"
Decorative Arts & Material Culture / Antiques & Collectibles

$15.95 Paperback, 978-1-58465-137-6

A classic of material culture, first published in 1980, is once more available.

An expert look at the evolution of craftsmanship in the American Home through wooden boxes and their diverse uses.

For over 60 years, NINA FLETCHER LITTLE collected and wrote voluminously about American decorative and folk arts. Her pioneering work celebrated the beauty, diversity, and utility of American antiques, and highlighted the historical and social contexts in which they were made, used, and preserved. Neat and Tidy was first published in 1980. SPNEA has also reissued her books Little by Little: Six Decades of Collecting American Decorative Arts and Country Arts in Early American Homes.

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