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Shaker: Function,Purity,Perfection

Shaker: Function, Purity, Perfection is an homage to the traditional Shaker values of grace and simplicity. Featured are twenty-eight essential pieces that highlight the defining elements of Shaker design and demonstrate a dedication to perfection. Designer and furniture expert Sir Terence Conran speaks about the profound Shaker influence on twentieth-century furniture, and David Stocks and Jerry Grant of the Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon illustrate Shaker history, tradition, and the furniture-making techniques that ensured lasting value and beauty. 90 illustrations INTRODUCTION BY SIR TERENCE CONRAN