Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Navaho Weaving: Its Technic and History

Albuquerque, NM: The University of New Mexico Press, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. XX, [2], 263, [1]pp. Original decorative cloth. Pictorial endpapers. Large color fold-out frontispiece plate. Decorative initials. Published in 1949, this work is considered the earliest authoritative text on Navajo weaving. An anthropologist affiliated with the Southwest Museum, Amsden shifts the focus to tools, techniques, and trader influence. Includes a history of the loom and its prototypes in the prehistoric Southwest, an analysis and description of weaves, dyes, and more. This work is splendidly illustrated throughout with 12 in-text figs, and 123 striking plates (including 7 in color). Moderate shelf wear and rubbing along edges of binding. Binding in overall good, interior in good+ to very good, plates in very good condition. g+ to vg. Item #37498

Price: $125.00

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