Indian Basketry of the Northeastern Woodlands Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh

ISBN: 9780764347290

Published: January 28th 2015


176 pages


Indian Basketry of the Northeastern Woodlands  by  Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh

Indian Basketry of the Northeastern Woodlands by Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh
January 28th 2015 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 176 pages | ISBN: 9780764347290 | 3.33 Mb

With hundreds of vivid and detailed color photographs and an easy narrative style enlivened by historical vignettes and images, the authors bring overdue appreciation to a centuries-old Native American basketmaking tradition in the Northeast. Explore the full range of vintage Indian woodsplint and sweetgrass basketry in the Northeastern U.S. and Canada, from practical work baskets made for domestic use to whimsical fancy wares that appealed to Victorian tourists. Basket collectors may compare four regional styles: Southern New England and Long Island, Northern New England and Canadian Maritimes, Upper New York State, and the Great Lakes.

Learn of the crafts key role in supporting many Eastern Algonquian and Iroquoian peoples through generations of turmoil and change. Discover how todays creative young artisans are building upon their legacy. The books Resources section guides readers to relevant websites and publications as well as northeastern Indian basketry collections in more than 30 public museums.

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