New Orleans Icons: Iron Lace

New Orleans Icons: Iron Lace

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A heritage cast in elegance and strength.

The wrought and cast ironwork of New Orleans is lauded worldwide for its intricacy and timeless designs. Generations of artisans have labored to create the unyielding filigrees that guard windows, doors, and gardens. Now, award-winning author Kit Wohl eloquently marries her passions for art, photography, and metalwork in this visual tour of Crescent City craftsmanship. Graced with photographs of the city’s most famed works, histories of each piece and its location guide readers on a journey of outstanding crafstmanship. From the famous cornstalk fence to the storied splendor of the Pontalba Buildings, these vignettes illuminate New Orleans’ rich artistic legacy.

Award-winning author, artist, and photographer Kit Wohl has designed multiple cookbooks, and her artwork ap-pears in collections across the Americas and Europe. Her metalwork includes chandeliers, railings, and sculptures. Wohl’s creative work brings a personal depth to her ex-plorations of New Orleans’ history.