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Book Indian Baskets Miwok Paiute Mono Lake Bates

Sold ! This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2009-05-09)
Price : US $78.99



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Tradition and Innovation A Basket History of the Indians of the Yosemite-Mono Lake Area


By Craig D. Bates and Martha J. Lee


This is a scarce book of historical interest in which basket design and construction tells the story of the Indians in the Yosemite-Mono Lake area. It is a comprehensive study that focuses on the history and basketry of the Miwok and Paiute Indians in and around Yosemite National Park, Illustrated with hundreds of historic images as well as photographs from the Yosemite Museum Collection, many published for the first time. It details the dramatic changes that took place in the lives and weaving of Yosemite Native People from prehistoric times to the present.


 
Historical information on the basketry of the central Sierra Nevada peoples. Includes discussion of the plants used, how the materials are gathered, and how basic weaves are done with good line illustrations. Discusses how the construction of the baskets changed over time, from pre-contact styles to the later baskets produced for tourists and Field Days competitions. Richly illustrated with  numerous pictures, from the archives of the Yosemite museum and from the weavers' families.


This is a great book to add to your collection. Ex library in very good condition. 1990 with 225 pages.


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