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 Chimayó blanket, and reliable dealers. 254 illustrations, 32 in color.

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