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Buckskin & Buffalo: The Artistry of the Plains Indians
Buckskin & Buffalo: The Artistry of the Plains Indians
 
Our Price: $25.00
Year: 1998
Pages: 128
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 1840650303

Product Code: 788192329

Description
 
Colin F. Taylor (au). Illustrates some of the more exquisite items of the Plains Indians culture in the last century which were derived from buffalo or deer. These range from womenís dresses, childrenís clothes & menís ceremonial or war shirts to shields, buffalo robes & blankets. Each piece has its own aesthetic; each one has variety, pattern & vitality & shows the particular traits of the tribe which produced it. Each item is examined in terms of decoration & style of adornment -- highlighting the use of materials ranging from porcupine quills & seed beads to eagle, hawk or crow feathers -- & the use of particular colors. Reveals the more arcane details of the items illustrated.

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