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Alaska Basketry

Author: V. V. Cavana

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781528761857

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 54

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Alaska Basketry
Language: en
Pages: 54
Authors: V. V. Cavana
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-01 - Publisher: Read Books Ltd

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
The Art of Native American Basketry
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Frank W. Porter
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

George Wharton James once commented that the basket to the Indian "meant a work of art, in which hope, aspiration, desire, love, religion, poetry, national pride, mythology, were all more or less interwoven." The first major study of the subject since 1904, this book presents essays written by those intimately
Alaska: a Bibliography, 1570-1970
Language: en
Pages: 738
Authors: Frank W. Porter
Categories: Alaska
Type: BOOK - Published: 1974 - Publisher: Boston : G. K. Hall

Includes books and pamphlets, printings in which Alaska is represented by a chapter or section. Omits publications of the U.S. and State governments, serials, manuscripts, theses and diaries. Contains 5,040 entries arranged alphabetically by author, with subject index.
Baleen Basketry of the North Alaskan Eskimo
Language: en
Pages: 82
Authors: Molly Lee
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: University of Washington Press

First made for the tourist trade in the early 20th century, baskets made of a fibrous substance called baleen--found in the mouths of plankton-eating whales--are now prized as Native art. Originally published in 1983, this was the first book on this unusual basket form. This completely redesigned edition remains the
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Authors: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Categories: Libraries
Type: BOOK - Published: 1919 - Publisher:

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