Tuesday, March 11, 2008

In Praise of Subtle Sophistication

"...classic Shaker furniture is typically mischaracterized as 'simple.' In fact, it is not simplicity that epitomizes the Shaker style, but sophistication, albeit sometimes manifested in very subtle ways."

The Shaker Aesthetic Reconsidered by Robert W. Wilkins, January 2008 issue The Magazine Antiques

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