Collecting The Weaver S Art

Author: Laurie D. Webster
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0873654005
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This is the first publication on a remarkable collection of sixty-six outstanding Pueblo and Navajo textiles donated to the Peabody Museum in the 1980s by William Claflin, Jr. Claflin bequeathed to the museum not only these beautiful ...

American Coverlets And Their Weavers

Author: Clarita Anderson
Publisher: Colonial Williamsburg
ISBN: 9780879352158
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Coverlets from the Collection of Foster and Muriel McCarl : Including a Dictionary
of More Than 700 Coverlet Weavers Clarita Anderson ... Only when one sees a
large body of well-preserved coverlets like those illustrated here does the
richness and variety of the coverlet weaver's art become clear. ... Liberally
sprinkled with patriotic and other themes, and often bearing the names of
weavers, owners, patterns, or places of origin, coverlets can delight the eye and
stimulate the mind.

Navajo Textiles

Author: Laurie D. Webster
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 1607326736
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This account is taken from Jackson's autobiography, Time Exposure (225–26).
his assistant, ernest ingersoll (Knocking around the Rockies, 101), purchased a
navajo blanket from ute chief Tush-a-qui-not for twelve dollars. additional
information about Chief ouray's navajo textiles can be found in Webster,
Collecting the Weaver's Art, 15–16. Two serapes attributed to Chief ouray are in
the collections of the Museum of northern arizona (catalog numbers e9061 and
9066), another is in ...

Collector S Guide

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Bloomfield and Davies collected pottery shards from these sites and encouraged
their weavers to adopt some of the ancient Anasazi motifs and patterns in their
weavings. Rugs employing these elements proved ... The patterns and motifs
remain based upon many of the original concepts introduced by Moore,
Bloomfield, and Davies and complexity of the designs has waxed and waned; but
over the years rugs from this area have evolved into the realm of fine art.
Weavers have begun ...

The Grove Encyclopedia Of American Art

Author: Joan M. Marter
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195335791
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The first decade, c. 1885–95, was dominated by the collection of used baskets
that weavers no longer needed, since they had acquired metal containers. When
the supply of used baskets was exhausted and baskets began to be made
specifically for sale, western basket-weavers attempted to appeal to “Victorian”
decorative tastes. As a result, from 1895 to 1905 many basketwork imitations of
Euro-American shapes were produced, such as the goblet or the cup-and-saucer
, along with ...

The Early Years Of Native American Art History

Author: Janet Catherine Berlo
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 9780295972022
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It is clear that innovation was ongoing among the Klamath River groups in
response to the collector craze initiated by anthropologists and dealers that was
affecting all Native California basket weavers. Elsewhere in the text O'Neale
comments about the prescribed design arrangements for Jump Dance baskets: "
Or, the basket might be the work of a Hupa weaver, synonymous, from the Yurok-
Karok standpoint, to saying that the work is touched by modern extravagance" (p.
70, my ...

Basket Weavers For The California Curio Trade

Author: Marvin Cohodas
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816515189
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In Victorian America, ed. Daniel Walker Howe, 3-28. Philadelphia: University of
Pennsylvania Press. Howells, Eugenia 1971 Happy Experiences of a Pioneer
Teacher in the Wilds of Siskiyou County. Siskiyou Pioneer 4(1): 25-39. Siskiyou
County Historical Society. Hudson, John W. 1893 Pomo Basket Makers. Overland
Monthly n. s. 21(126): 561-78. Hudson, Travis 1984 Early Russian-Collected
California Ethnographic Objects in European Museums. American Indian Art 9(4):

Collector S Guide

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npHERE IS AN AGELESS ... Besides the "manta" (a wider-than-long wearing
blanket), Navajo weavers also made a tunic-like dress, belts, garters, hair ties,
men's shirts, breech- cloths, and a "serape-style" wearing blanket. These
blankets were longer-than- wide ...

Reflections Of The Weaver S World

Author: Ann Lane Hedlund
Publisher: University of Washington Press
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the Gloria F. Ross Collection of Contemporary Navajo Weaving Ann Lane
Hedlund Denver Art Museum. < THE WEAVE R' S WORLD When you understand
weaving, it's. During our long drives through Navajo country, we compared notes
about weaving history, American Indian cultures, the art market, museum
activities, travel in other parts of the world, our families and friends, and anything
else that came to mind. A special friendship was swiftly and smoothly formed.

Art And Architecture In Canada

Author: Loren R. Lerner
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802058560
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Canadian Antiques Collector 8 no 2 (Mar-Apr 1973) 20-23. 8 ill, bibl, En A short
historical overview of textiles and handweaving equipment, focussing primarily
on textiles, tools, and techniques used in Prince Edward Island during the 18th
and 19th centuries. The recycling of worn-out clothing plays an important role.
2735 Hughes, Jeanne; Cooper, Russell. Weaver's Shop. Canadian Antiques
Collector 8 no 3 (May-June 1973) 37-39.4 ill, En The authors describe research
carried out ...