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Women and things, 1750-1950 : gendered material strategies / edited by Maureen Daly Goggin and Beth Fowkes Tobin.

Additional Title(s):

Women & things

Farnham, England ; Ashgate, c2009.
Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2009.
Physical Description:
xxii, 373 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Reference Library
NK1174 .W63 2009 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-363) and index.
Subject Terms:
Identity (Psychology) in art.
Material culture -- Psychological aspects.
Material culture -- Social aspects.
Women and the decorative arts.
Women artists.
Goggin, Maureen Daly.
Tobin, Beth Fowkes.

  • Fabricating identity : Janie Terrero's 1912 embroidered English suffrage signature handkerchief / Maureen Daly Goggin
  • Stitching the self : Eliza Kenniff's drawers and the materialization of identity in late-nineteenth-century London / Vivienne Richmond
  • Material culture, identity, and colonial society in the Canadian fur trade / Laura Peers
  • From ruffs to regalia : Tlingit dolls and the embodiment of identity / Megan A. Smetzer
  • Female crafts : women and bricolage in late Georgian Britain, 1750-1820 / Ariane Fennetaux
  • Reading circles, crafts, and flower arranging : everyday items in the silhouettes of Luise Duttenhofer (1776-1829) / Julia Sedda
  • Preservation and permanence : American women and nature fancywork in the nineteenth century / Andrea Kolasinski Marcinkus
  • Material histories : the scrapbooks of progressive-era women's organizations, 1875-1930 / Amy Mecklenburg-Faenger
  • Materials of the "everyday" woman writer : letter-writing in eighteenth-century England and America / Cheryl Nixon and Lousie Penner
  • Inside out : sculptures by women in the Metropolitan public space (Paris, London, Brusssels, 1750-1950) / Marjan Sterckx
  • The butter sculpture of Caroline Shawk Brooks (1840-1913) / Rebecca Bedell and Margaret Samu
  • Cooking "delicious and wholesome food" in post-revolutionary Russia / Lyubov G. Gurjeva and Maria Eichmans Cochran
  • Gifting and fetishization : the portrait miniature of Sally Foster Otis as a maker of female memory / Katherine Rieder
  • (Re)collecting herself : Jennie Drew's autograph album, mnemonic activity, and the creation of feminine subjectivity / Lisa Reid Ricker
  • Crosses, cloaks, and globes : women's material culture of mourning on the Brittany coast / Maura Coughlin
  • Monumental visions : women sculptors and World War I / Jennifer Wingate
  • Place as material culture and restorative tool : Yanyuwa women's ceremony places in northern Australia / Amanda Kearney.