Navaho weaving: its technic and history. By Charles Avery Amsden. Foreword by Frederick Webb Hodge.

Santa Ana, CA: Fine Arts Press, 1934. First edition, 8vo, pp. [ii], xviii-[xx], 261; 127 plates, 7 colored including folding frontis., map, other illustrations in text, maps on endpapers; ex-library copy with usual markings, hinges cracked, else good or better in original red, black, blue and white decorative cloth. This work reaches beyond aesthetic appreciation and addresses the technology, culture, history, economics and politics of the Navaho weaving industry. Part I describes the types of looms and their mechanics, the weaves, dyes, and types and uses of Navajo textiles. Part II describes the history of weaving in the Navaho culture. Howes A-225. Item #12251

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