Art encyclopedia articles (PU affiliates):
Crawford, A. Arts and Crafts Movement. Grove Art Online. Retrieved 15 Oct. 2021, from https://www.oxfordartonline.com/groveart/view/10.1093/gao/9781884446054.001.0001/oao-9781884446054-e-7000004452 .
Buszek, M. Craft and contemporary art. Grove Art Online. Retrieved 15 Oct. 2021, from https://www.oxfordartonline.com/groveart/view/10.1093/gao/9781884446054.001.0001/oao-9781884446054-e-7002220516
Shiner, L. (2014). Craft. In Encyclopedia of Aesthetics. : Oxford University Press. Retrieved 18 Oct. 2021, from https://www-oxfordreference-com.ezproxy.princeton.edu/view/10.1093/acref/9780199747108.001.0001/acref-9780199747108-e-174 .
Oxford Bibliographies is another great research tool for starting out, although not all disciplines are represented. Use the search box at the upper right, or browse by subject to see the many sub-topics represented in annotated bibliographies within each subject area. (PU affiliates only)
Specific relevant bibliographies:
Artisans, by James Farr, under Renaissance and Reformation
(paste the DOI/persistent link into a web browser and make sure you are connected to the PU network to access)
Arts and Crafts Movement, by Maureen Meister, under Architecture Planning and Preservation
Folklore, by Simon J. Bronner, under Anthropology
Visual Culture, by Sophia Andres, under Victorian Literature
Guilds, by Joseph P. Byrne, under Medieval Studies