Basketry Technology: A Guide to Identification and Analysis, by J. M. Adovasio

By J. M. Adovasio

Basketry know-how, first released in 1977, is the one entire advisor for archaeologists, anthropologists, artwork historians, and creditors for choosing and interpreting historic baskets and basket fragments. lengthy out of print, this quantity is back on hand with an in depth new advent via the unique writer that summarizes the huge paintings performed during this sector during the last 35 years. the quantity describes right box and lab options for restoration of specimens and gives a scientific method for choosing and reading twined, coiled, and plaited basket samples. It then makes use of Canyon de Chelly for example of the way to technique a wide basketry assemblage adequately. as well as 2 hundred illustrations, the ebook features a number of pattern varieties to take advantage of in describing and studying old baskets.

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