Candace Wheeler: The Art and Enterprise of American Design, 1875-1900

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Candace Wheeler: The Art and Enterprise of American Design, 1875-1900 

by Curator Amelia Peck (Author), Ms. Carol Irish (Author), & 2 more

Candace Wheeler rose to prominence as the top late-nineteenth-century American textile designer by educating herself to match and eventually surpass the achievements of advanced European designers. She transitioned from needlework to fabric and interior design. She was a driving force behind the professionalisation of women in the design sector. She published influential books on decorating and was a driving force behind the professionalisation of women in the design sector.

This book includes a biographical narrative and a portfolio of over 100 designs by Wheeler and her partners for textiles, wallpaper, and other interior furnishings.

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