Alaskas Arts, Crafts & Collectibles Ann Chandonnet

ISBN: 9780966299908

Published: March 1st 1998

Paperback

214 pages


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Alaskas Arts, Crafts & Collectibles  by  Ann Chandonnet

Alaskas Arts, Crafts & Collectibles by Ann Chandonnet
March 1st 1998 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 214 pages | ISBN: 9780966299908 | 9.55 Mb

What is the difference between walrus ivory and elephant ivory? Whats the relationship between beach grass and Attu baskets, or California abalone and Tlingit masks? Only Alaskas Arts, Crafts & Collectibles supplies answers to theseMoreWhat is the difference between walrus ivory and elephant ivory? Whats the relationship between beach grass and Attu baskets, or California abalone and Tlingit masks? Only Alaskas Arts, Crafts & Collectibles supplies answers to these questions-and many more.

From Aleut baskets to bentwood hunting hats to button blankets and dentalia, this guide to genuine Alaska collectibles is indispensable to the discerning collector. The body of the book is called Materials, Art Forms, Motifs, and runs from Abalone to Yo-yo (Eskimo) through a long alphabet, telling how native materials are used, what they are made into, and how and why. This book is good for a read-through before going to Alaska, then can serve as a reference book on Alaskan art forms and materials.



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