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Notes on a New Refrigerator, Plants and Animals : NEW BOOKS

January 24, 1988|Sam Burchell

New Mexican Furniture, 1600-1940 by LONN TAYLOR and DESS BOKIDES, Museum of New Mexico Press, 1987

RESPONDING to contemporary enthusiasm for the antiques and artifacts of the Hispanic Southwest, this comprehensive book is both a description of furniture making in New Mexico and a cultural history of the region. More than 300 photographs, many in color, illustrate everything from rustic benches to vividly decorated trasteros , all created by Southwest artisans.

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