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Indian Basketry
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: George W. James
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-23 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

Most complete survey of Indian basket-making describes uses of baskets, their role in ceremony, origins of designs, materials and colors, weaves and stitches, plus full how-to instructions. 355 illustrations.
American Indian Basketry
Language: en
Pages: 528
Authors: Otis Tufton Mason
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 1904 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

The origins of basketry are lost in the mists of prehistory, but making baskets is certainly one of the oldest and most nearly universal crafts of mankind. In the Americas, basket artifacts found in caves in Utah have been dated at 7000 B.C., while twined baskets said to be at
Indian Basketry
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: George Wharton James
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-04 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Everything there is to know about traditional Native American basket weaving.Native American basket weaving is an intricate and powerful art, representative of the legends and ceremonies of the Indian nations and their cultures. George Wharton James’s Indian Basketry is an invaluable aid for the artist, designer, craftsman, or beginner who
American Indian Basketry and Other Native Arts
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: George Wharton James
Categories: Basket making
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher:

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Contemporary California Indian Basketry
Language: en
Pages: 646
Authors: Bev Ortiz
Categories: Indian baskets
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher:

Baskets have been woven for at least 10,000 years in the area now known as the western United States. Originally created by California Indians as utilitarian objects for everyday family use, by the late 1800s baskets had become a commodity that provided much-needed income. Collector interest in baskets resulted in