Indian basketry.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-290050

Description

271 p. illus. 24 cm., Most complete survey of Indian basket-making describes uses of baskets, their role in legend and ceremony, origins of forms and designs, materials and colors, weaves and stitches, plus full instructions for those who want to make their own. Southwest, Pacific coast. Basic work for anthropologist, collector, draftsman.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Indian baskets
Indian baskets.

Originator

James, George Wharton, 1858-1923.

Publication

New York, Dover Publications

Description

271 p. illus. 24 cm.
Most complete survey of Indian basket-making describes uses of baskets, their role in legend and ceremony, origins of forms and designs, materials and colors, weaves and stitches, plus full instructions for those who want to make their own. Southwest, Pacific coast. Basic work for anthropologist, collector, draftsman.

Notes

Reprint of the 1909 ed.
Includes bibliographical references.
Gift of Julianne Mehegan, 2013.

ISBN

0486217124 (pbk)
9780486217123 (pbk)

Call Number

Coll. E98.B3 J29 1972

Places

North America.