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Beading in the Native American Tradition

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Synopsis:

Full-color photographs illustrate the rich art of Native American beadwork in this combination practical how-to and coffee-table book. A historical perspective explains how and why beadwork is produced and what techniques are popular today. Clear and concise directions show how to produce beadwork in the Native American tradition, including lane stitch, loom, appliqué, gourd stitch, and Comanche brickwork. An illustrated gallery showcases historical and contemporary beadwork. Also included is information on research, tools, and materials.

About the Author

David Dean, a noted bead worker, learned his craft from older relatives in the Choctaw tribe and is the author of Craft of the Mind, Art of the Soul, and Native Pockets. He lives in Dearborn, Michigan.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781931499033
Author:
Dean, David
Publisher:
Interweave Press
Location:
Loveland, Colo.
Subject:
Textile Arts
Subject:
Beadwork
Subject:
Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
Indian beadwork
Subject:
Textile Arts - General
Subject:
CRA048000
Subject:
Crafts-Textiles
Subject:
Crafts-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
107-67
Publication Date:
20020601
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
10 x 9 in 23 oz

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Art » Textiles
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Beadwork
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » General
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

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Full-color photographs illustrate the rich art of Native American beadwork in this combination practical how-to and coffee-table book. A historical perspective explains how and why beadwork is produced and what techniques are popular today. Clear and concise directions show how to produce beadwork in the Native American tradition, including lane stitch, loom, appliqué, gourd stitch, and Comanche brickwork. An illustrated gallery showcases historical and contemporary beadwork. Also included is information on research, tools, and materials.
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