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How to make Indian and other baskets

George Wharton James

How to make Indian and other baskets

by George Wharton James

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Published by George Wharton James in Pasadena .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indian baskets -- North America,
  • Basket making

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesIndian and other basket making.
    Statementby George Wharton James.
    ContributionsMcWhorter, Lucullus Virgil, 1860-1944, signer., Hamilton, Margaret, signer., McWhorter Collection.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination136, [18] p. :
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17805050M
    OCLC/WorldCa4576222

      Basket weaving is an ancient craft that uses naturally grown materials and a few very simple tools. Basket weaving is a great hobby that can add charm to your house and your own personal touch when you use the baskets you make as a gift. Outlined below are some of the basic things you need to know to get started. Tools of the Trade. to baskets in Indian styles. The manufacture of a good rib basket is time consuming and arduous, but its efficiency is attractive. All parts of the oak log are used in making a rib basket: the heartwood is split and carved into ribs (weft) whereas, the heartwood would be waste in other basketry techniques; all of.

    With the 'author's "How to make Indian and other Baskets," and "Indian Basketry." the practical weaver, however ambitious, will have suggestions that will keep her busy for a lifetime, though as I have stated above, any fairly self-reliant weaver may begin to weave pretty and useful baskets at the very commencement of her endeavors.   (Is it a jar, tray, bowl, or other shape?) More helpful, though, is the ability to recognize basic construction methods and materials used to make and decorate a basket. Learning how to look at baskets is important. Books, the internet, museum exhibits, and images provide resources for developing an eye for assessing baskets.

    Native American Indian Baskets Traditional, polychrome and pictorial style Native American baskets. The collection includes Salish, Pomo, Papago, Penobscot, Pima. After Indian Removal in the s, Choctaw from Mississippi joined or settled near this small village in what is now La Salle Parish. Jena Choctaw weavers continued to make and sell baskets until the second half of the twentieth century, but the loss of elders and women seeking work outside of home diminished the tradition.


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2d ed. Pasadena, Calif., Printed by the author, Description. Basketry, the mother of pottery --Basketry in Indian legend --Basketry in Indian ceremonial --Basket making people --Materials used in Indian basketry --Colors in Indian basketry --Weaves or stiches of Indian basketry --Basket forms and designs; their origin and relation to art --Some uses of Indian baskets --Various Indian Baskets --Symbolism.

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There are many other simple methods for containers that primitive people have employed for thousands of years similar to Native American basket weaving. Flat pieces of bark or hide can be folded and used to make a countless variety of useful containers such as bowls, buckets, quivers, shelter, mats, etc.

HOW TO MAKE INDIAN AND OTHER BASKETS. Now that the work of Basket Making is being taken up in earnest, I wish to do my share in helping it along by making a book of helpful instructions and hints that will be worthy the dignity of the subject.

It has been my purpose in arranging the following pages to introduce. First edition of Indian Baskets self-published by the author inPasadena, California. First edition of How to Make Indian and Other Baskets self-published by author in This Hardback Rio Grande Press first edition published insecond printing in This edition combines the two previous books into one.

pages, profusely. The methods of Indian basket weaving explained in this excellent manual are the very ones employed by native practitioners of the craft. Members of the Navajo School of Indian Basketry have set down their secrets in clear and simple language, enabling even the beginner to create work that can rival theirs in grace, design, and s: Indian Basketry, and How to Make Indian and Other Baskets Item Preview Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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