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A Photographic Guide to the Ethnographic North American Indian Basket Collection, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

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$60.00 • £47.95 • €54.00

ISBN 9780873658195

Publication: December 2004

Short

498 pages

2,611 halftones

Peabody Museum Press

World, subsidiary rights restricted

This photographic guidebook catalogs more than 2,500 ethnographic North American Indian baskets, dating from the late eighteenth century to 1984. In this expanded second edition, the volume includes an index that significantly enhances the book’s value as a research tool. Basket photographs and descriptions are grouped by geographic region, then subdivided by tribal affiliation. Collection dates and descriptions of basic technology are provided, and proveniences, function, materials, and maker are referenced when known.