Forgotten elegance : the art, artifacts, and peculiar history of Victorian and Edwardian entertaining in America / Wendell Schollander and Wes Schollander.

Title: 
Forgotten elegance : the art, artifacts, and peculiar history of Victorian and Edwardian entertaining in America / Wendell Schollander and Wes Schollander.

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Author/Artist: 
Schollander, Wendell, 1943-
Publisher: 
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Description: 
xiv, 296 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Other Authors: 
Schollander, Wes, 1974-
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
65857
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
TX879.S36
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-290) and index.
Crystal: p. 115-131; salt cellars: p. 184; glassware: p. 181, 189, 201-209, 258, 270-274.
Contents: 
A short history of the art of dining --
The accoutrements --
Status and etiquette --
The dinner stage and the props --
The formal meal as a performance --
Giving an elegant dinner --
Other elegant entertaining.
ISBN: 
0313316856 (alk. paper)
9780313316852
Object/Material Note: 
Includes CMoG object: 88.4.18 a-j, p. 123.