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A Guide to Navajo Weavings (Native American Arts & Crafts)

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Publisher Comments:

Kent McManis and Robert Jeffries provide the definitive introduction to one of the most popular American Indian arts — Navajo rug weaving. Drawing on decades of study of this tradition, the authors cover its development from the seventeenth century.<P>They include everything from classic Chief's blankets, to the famous Two Grey Hills designs, to the latest in pictorial rugs. Of great help is a list of standards for judging the quality of a rug, along with advice on proper care. Illustrated in color with over fifty rug types available today.

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Kent McManis and fellow trader Robert Jeffries have provided us with the definitive introduction to one of the most popular American Indian arts'"Navajo rug weaving.

Synopsis:

This book covers development from the seventeenth century through innovations of the craft today'"everything from the classic Chief's Blankets, to the famous Two Grey Hills designs, to the latest in pictorial rugs. Of great help to the new collector is the list of standards in judging the quality of a rug and advice for its proper care. Fully illustrated with stunning examples of over fifty rug types.

About the Author

Robert Jeffrieshas been weaving the Navajo way for thirty-five years and has been involved with the world of Native American arts since 1981. He works with Kent McManis at Grey Dog Trading Company.
Kent McManishas sold Navajo weavings since the early 1970s. He collects Zuni fetishes and contemporary and historic textiles, and lectures on the art of Navajo weaving. He and his wife own Grey Dog Trading Company in Tucson, Arizona.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781887896078
Author:
Stancliff, Robin
Author:
Stancliff, Robin
Author:
McManis, Kent
Author:
Jeffries, Robert
Publisher:
Rio Nuevo Publishers
Location:
Tucson, Ariz. :
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
Weaving
Subject:
Rugs
Subject:
Textiles & Costume
Subject:
Indian textile fabrics
Subject:
American - Native American
Subject:
Navajo textile fabrics
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Edition Description:
Revised Edition
Series:
Native American Arts & Crafts
Publication Date:
20091229
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
70 color photographs
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8 x 5 x 1 in 1 lb

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Product details 96 pages Rio Nuevo Publishers - English 9781887896078 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Kent McManis and fellow trader Robert Jeffries have provided us with the definitive introduction to one of the most popular American Indian arts'"Navajo rug weaving.
"Synopsis" by , This book covers development from the seventeenth century through innovations of the craft today'"everything from the classic Chief's Blankets, to the famous Two Grey Hills designs, to the latest in pictorial rugs. Of great help to the new collector is the list of standards in judging the quality of a rug and advice for its proper care. Fully illustrated with stunning examples of over fifty rug types.
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