The Fine Art of California Indian Basketry

By: Bibby, Brian

Price: $16.95  $13.56

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Book Condition: Near Fine


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The Fine Art of California Indian Basketry presents in full color sixty-two of the finest, most beautiful baskets ever created by California's native people, carefully chosen from museums and private collections all over the United States for their extraordinary beauty as fine art objects. Commenting upon each basket are native basketweavers, California Indian artists in other media, and scholars.

Title: The Fine Art of California Indian Basketry

Author: Bibby, Brian

Categories: Art, Crafts, Native Peoples,

Publisher: Heyday Books: 1996

ISBN Number: 0930588878

ISBN Number 13: 9780930588878

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Type: Crafts

Seller ID: 144358

Description: Book is in excellent condition with very light shelf wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 114 pages in large format with intro to page six and the remainder listing one basket with color print per page along with a full, often elaborate description of each. Types of baskets include: Early (baskets), Storage, Cooking soup and feasting, Burden, Seed beaters, Hoppers and Winnowers, Gift, etc. With weaving techniques at the back.

Keywords: Storage, Cooking soup and feasting, Burden, Seed beaters, Hoppers and Winnowers, Baskets, Basketry, Native, People, Crafts, Arts, Mortar, Basket, Winnowning, Pomo, Yuroktolowa, Karuk, Shoshone, Sifting Tray, Plaque, weaving, Techniques, Methods, ,