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Knife Boxes and Their American Cabinetmakers

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dc.contributor.advisor Fitzgerald, Oscar Parker, Alexandra
dc.creator Parker, Alexandra 2014-11-17 2015-02-09T18:00:16Z 2015-02-09T18:00:16Z 2015-02-09
dc.description.abstract This thesis describes the history, use, and making of knife boxes in the United States. It brings to light the contribution of American cabinetmakers to the creation of these objects. English versus American made knife boxes, their construction and design inspiration; the current debates surrounding knife boxes in scholarly works, and individual examples of American knife boxes are all discussed in this thesis. It encourages the study of this neglected area of study and promotes research into other areas of neglected decorative arts scholarship.
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject knife box en_US
dc.subject cabinetmaker en_US
dc.subject American en_US
dc.subject construction / design en_US
dc.title Knife Boxes and Their American Cabinetmakers en_US
dc.type Thesis en Master of Arts in History of Decorative Arts en_US Master's en History of Decorative Arts en George Mason University en

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