American Indian Basketry
Exhaustive, standard survey of baskets and their makers, from Alaska to South America. Describes uses — in defense and war, dress and adornment, fine art, preparing and serving food, gleaning and milling, house-building and furniture, their symbolism in mortuary customs and much more. 460 illustrations.
Reprint of Indian Basketry: Studies in a Textile Art without Machinery, Doubleday, Page & Company, New York, 1904.
528 pp ~ illustrated — ©1988