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Navajo Rugs: How to Find, Evaluate, Buy, and Care for Them

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Publisher Comments:

An introduction to collecting and caring for Navajo rugs and woven art

Book News Annotation:

A luminous guide to the art of Navajo rugs weaving discussions of history and legend with practical advice on how to buy rugs. Dedera outlines the process from raising the wool to weaving, describes the art in terms of Spider Woman legend and Pueblo and Spanish influence, and outlines commercial manufacturing methods as well as the best ways to choose and care for genuine, quality rugs. Includes beautiful color photographs.
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Synopsis:

For twenty-one years Navajo Rugs has been the essential text for anyone interested in this fascinating art form. This second revised edition includes up-to-date photographs of all the major rug styles, a concise discussion of the history of the art, an outline of the process of making rugs from raising the wool to weaving it, and frank discussions on how to choose and care for quality rugs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780873586351
Author:
Dedera, Don
Publisher:
Northland Publishing
Location:
Flagstaff, AZ :
Subject:
Collectors and collecting
Subject:
Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
Arts, decorative and crafts
Subject:
Rugs
Subject:
Navajo textile fabrics
Subject:
Rugs -- United States -- Collectors and collecting.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Navajo rugs - Collectors and collecting
Subject:
Antiques-Rugs and Carpets
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3rd ed.
Edition Description:
Revised
Series Volume:
103-412
Publication Date:
19990431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
136
Dimensions:
9.51x6.88x.34 in. .75 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , For twenty-one years Navajo Rugs has been the essential text for anyone interested in this fascinating art form. This second revised edition includes up-to-date photographs of all the major rug styles, a concise discussion of the history of the art, an outline of the process of making rugs from raising the wool to weaving it, and frank discussions on how to choose and care for quality rugs.
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