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Calico Man by Bobbie A. Aug and Sharon Newman with Paul C. Kopp includes over 13,000 swatches from the world-renowed Manny Kopp Fabric Collection. Manny Koop memoirs offers a glimpse into this top fabric designer and collector's legacy.


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Calico Man
The Manny Kopp Fabric Collection

Authors: Bobbie A. Aug, Sharon Newman with Paul C. Kopp
Pages: 144
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: American Quilters Society
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4HG0207
Weight: 1.3 lb

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striped collectionpoor salesman's collection

 

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  • Over 1,300 swatches from the best of this world-renowned collection are sustained through print, showcasing uncommon paisley and floral, indigo blues, Turkey red prints, French cotton, shirtings, mourning prints, leno weaves, and other beautiful fabrics from mills in America and Europe.
  • Memoirs of a legendary life give you a glimpse into Manny Kopp's legacy as a top fabric designer and collector. Enjoy a brief history of his life and a fascinating foreword by his son, Paul.
  • Early American and vintage fabrics, dating from about 1830 to 1925, make up this priceless assortment, including designs by some of the finest craftsmen of the time such as William Ashton.

Table of Contents

Preface
4
Conversation Prints
102
Foreword
5
Flannelettes
108
Career & Legacy of the Calico Man
6
Indigoes
109
Introduction
8
Leno Waves
116
Cloth in the Collection
8
Mourning Prints
122
Quality of Cloth
9
Poor Brother's Salesman Samples
124
French Design
10
Shirtings and Tickings
135
The Cloth
13
Silks
137
Calico
13
Glossary
140
Checks
90
Bibliography
142
Plaids
91
About the Authors
143
Stripes
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