Navajo Pictorial Weaving, 1860–1950

Navajo Pictorial Weaving, 1860–1950: Expanded, Revised Edition

Hardback Published on: 28/09/2018
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Synopsis

Back in print, expanded, and revised, the second edition of Navajo Pictorial Weaving is devoted to all categories of antique Navajo pictorial weaving. The second edition includes 92 new images of weavings discovered in the last three decades, many never before published or exhibited. Through these nearly 300 photos and short texts, both the novice and advanced collector can reach a better understanding of the enigmatic and unusual body of Navajo pictorial weaving. Also featured is a one-of-a-kind comprehensive chart of the Navajo ceremonial system. Offering the newest discoveries, this treasury reemphasizes that Navajo pictorial weaving is a truly American folk art. Significant  pictorials are organized into eight chapters covering all major categories, including these and many others: "Birds, Flora, Fauna & Livestock," "Transportation, Technology, the Railroad and Its Influence," "Yeis, Yeibichais, and Corn Yeis," and "Kachinas, Masks, and Images from the Hopi."

  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780764355844
  • Number of pages: 208
  • Weight: 1588g
  • Dimensions: 279 x 216 mm

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