Free Standard UK Delivery Over £10 | Free Delivery Europe Over £25

Indian Basketry of the Northeastern Woodlands

Be the first to review this product

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

Availability: In stock

£49.99
£49.99

In stock books dispatched within 24 hours. Read more...

Ask a question? Call, Email or Skype now.

30 days returns policy. Guaranteed!.

It's good to share!

Additional Information

Additional Information

Author Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh, William A. Turnbaugh
Binding Hardcover
Condition New
Pages 189
ISBN-13 9780764347290
Publisher Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

Reviews

Write Your Own Review

You're reviewing: Indian Basketry of the Northeastern Woodlands

Product Tags

Product Tags

Use spaces to separate tags. Use single quotes (') for phrases.