Canal Arts and Crafts - Avril Lansdell

More Views

Canal Arts and Crafts - Avril Lansdell
£5.99

Availability: In stock

The people who lived and worked on the narrowboats of the canals tried to make their homes as comfortable and decorative as they could. The cabins were small but were bright with paint, and the 'roses and castles' decorations of the canal boats are a true English folk art.

OR
Description

Details

The people who lived and worked on the narrowboats of the canals tried to make their homes as comfortable and decorative as they could. The cabins were small but were bright with paint, and the 'roses and castles' decorations of the canal boats are a true English folk art. The boatwomen also used needlework, embroidery and crochet to embellish their families' clothes and surroundings. The author, Avril Lansdell, was curator of Weybridge Museum from 1968-1989.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Product Code 133001
Reviews

Product Tags

Use spaces to separate tags. Use single quotes (') for phrases.