Indian Blankets and Their Makers, The Navaho

by George Wharton James

Hardcover, 1974

Status

Available

Publication

Rio Grande Press (1974), Edition: Third Printing

Description

History, old-style wool blankets, changes brought about by traders, symbolism of design and color, a Navajo weaver at work, more. Emphasis on Navajo. Includes information on the Bayeta blanket, squaw dresses, dyeing, belts, garters, hair braids, imitation blankets, the Chimay#65533; blanket, and reliable dealers. 254 illustrations, 32 in color.

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