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Indian Baskets of Central California

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Indian Baskets of Central California

Art, Culture, and History Native American Basketry from San Francisco Bay and Monterey Bay North to Mendocino and East to the Sierras

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Indian Baskets of Central California by Ralph Shanks
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This unique book provides a complete study of the exquisite Native American basketry from the San Francisco Bay Area and the Monterey Bay region north to Sonoma, Napa, and Mendocino and eastward across the Sacramento Valley to the crest of the Sierras. Baskets of the Pomo, Ohlone (Costanoan), Coast Miwok, Esselen, Huchnom, Lake Miwok, Maidu, Wappo, and Yuki people are lavishly illustrated and knowledgably and sensitively described. Color photographs and drawings illustrate the rare, fine California Indian baskets from museum and private collections in the United States and Europe. The vast majority of these baskets are illustrated for the first time.

Author Biography

Ralph Shanks is vice president of the Miwok Archaeological Preserve of Marin. Lisa Woo Shanks is editor of the Basketry of California and Oregon Series. They are the authors of The North American Indian Travel Guide.
Release date NZ
February 23rd, 2006
Author
Contributor
Edited by Lisa Woo Shanks
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
190 color illus.
Imprint
Costano Books
Pages
176
Dimensions
225x288x18
ISBN-13
9780930268183
Product ID
1837868

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