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Title: A Study of the Textile Art in Its Relation to the Development of Form and Ornament; a Disbound Extract from: Sixth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1884-'85. By J.W. Powell, Director.
Description: Washington DC: Bureau of Ethnology, 1888. Disbound. Illustrated by 72 black and white illustrations; One of the earliest major American look at pre-Columbian textiles in this study of the origins of weavings in terms of aesthetics, with an argument for the importance of textile weaving as the source for all types of geometric design. Illustrations are of early American Indian and Pre-Columbian basketry and textiles. [CSROT 4730, DEBES 1982].; 1; 63 pp. [189-252]. Good; 11 x 7.5 Disbound in Good condition. Minor chips to edges.

Keywords: Precolumbian Textile Weaving Peru Pcol

Price: US$ 100.00 Seller: RugBooks
- Book number: BOOKS001275I



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