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American Art in Delaware

Vocabulary

antique
century
decorative
estate
fortune
heir
inferior
patriotic
textile
assemble

object prized for its age
period of one hundred years
ornamental, with artistic design
property, land, possessions
good or bad luck, fate
one who inherits from a parent
of lower or lesser quality
having feelings of devotion towards one's country
fabric, cloth, woven material
come together, meet 

American Art in Delaware

from America's Library (www.americaslibrary.gov)

When you have finished reading, return to this page and answer the questions below.

Post-Reading Questions

True or False?

1. Henry Francis du Pont's art collection is displayed in a museum in Delaware.

2. Americans were interested in Asian culture in the 18th Century.

3. Mr. du Pont assembled his collection according to size.

4. Which of the following is not an example of decorative art?

a. textiles

b. furniture

c. legendary

d. painting

Answers

1. true

2. true

3. false

4. c

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