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Complete Book of Basketry

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This profusely illustrated third edition of an authoritative classic relates the history and geography of baskets, including everything from seed-gathering baskets to portable stalls used by street vendors, huge “skeps” for sorting wool, and one-person boats. The author also provides detailed advice on basket design, materials, techniques, care, and repair, and gives step-by-step instructions for making an array of baskets, including a tall oval shopping basket, wastepaper basket, lidded picnic basket, all-purpose plate, wine cradle, fruit bowl, cane rattle, carpet beater, and more—made with a wide range of materials including willow, cane, rush, raffia, straw, grasses, palms, and coppice woods, and by a variety of techniques, including stake-and-strand (wickering), framing or ribbing, coiling, plaiting, and twining. Craftspeople, collectors, students of traditional crafts, and general readers will find themselves fascinated by this authoritative survey. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. 294 illus., including 12 in color on the covers.

Synopsis:

Profusely illustrated authoritative classic gives history and geography of baskets, detailed advice on basket design, materials, techniques, care, and step-by-step instructions. 294 illustrations, including 12 in color on the covers.

Synopsis:

Provides detailed advice on basket design, materials, techniques, and care, with step-by-step instructions for a wealth of basketry projects: shopping basket, wastepaper basket, picnic basket, all-purpose plate, wine cradle, fruit bowl, and more. Range of weaving materials includes willow, cane, rush, raffia, straw, grasses, and others. 294 illustrations.

Synopsis:

Over the centuries, basket-making techniques have been used to manufacture crab or lobster pots, eel traps, winnowing fans, horse collars, fish creels, seed-gathering baskets, and much more. These items and many others are fully described, and often pictured, in this profusely illustrated third edition of an authoritative classic. The author — a lifelong student of basketry and cataloger of the basket collection of the Museum of English Rural Life — relates the history and geography of various sorts of baskets and gives the specifics of their construction. She provides detailed advice on basket design, materials, techniques, care and repair, and gives step-by-step instructions, or "recipes, " for making a variety of baskets, including a tall oval shopping basket, wastepaper basket, lidded picnic basket, wine cradle, fruit bowl, cane rattle, carpet beater, and more — made with a variety of materials. A fascinating, authoritative survey of one of the oldest and most enduring crafts.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 198-200) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486418056
Author:
Wright, Dorothy
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, NY
Subject:
Baskets
Subject:
Basket making
Subject:
General Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
Basketry
Subject:
basket-weaving
Subject:
Crafts-Basketry
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
v. 1
Publication Date:
20111231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.5 in 0.88 lb

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Product details 208 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486418056 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Profusely illustrated authoritative classic gives history and geography of baskets, detailed advice on basket design, materials, techniques, care, and step-by-step instructions. 294 illustrations, including 12 in color on the covers.
"Synopsis" by ,
Provides detailed advice on basket design, materials, techniques, and care, with step-by-step instructions for a wealth of basketry projects: shopping basket, wastepaper basket, picnic basket, all-purpose plate, wine cradle, fruit bowl, and more. Range of weaving materials includes willow, cane, rush, raffia, straw, grasses, and others. 294 illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , Over the centuries, basket-making techniques have been used to manufacture crab or lobster pots, eel traps, winnowing fans, horse collars, fish creels, seed-gathering baskets, and much more. These items and many others are fully described, and often pictured, in this profusely illustrated third edition of an authoritative classic. The author — a lifelong student of basketry and cataloger of the basket collection of the Museum of English Rural Life — relates the history and geography of various sorts of baskets and gives the specifics of their construction. She provides detailed advice on basket design, materials, techniques, care and repair, and gives step-by-step instructions, or "recipes, " for making a variety of baskets, including a tall oval shopping basket, wastepaper basket, lidded picnic basket, wine cradle, fruit bowl, cane rattle, carpet beater, and more — made with a variety of materials. A fascinating, authoritative survey of one of the oldest and most enduring crafts.
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