Navajo Textiles

Navajo Textiles

The Crane Collection at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Book - 2017
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"An account of the historical context of Navajo weavings in the Crane Collection at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science--one of the largest collections in the world. Anthropologists and indigenous artists explore the Navajo rug trade in mid-nineteenth century and changes in Navajo textile market"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Denver, CO : Denver Museum of Nature & Science ; Boulder, Colorado : University Press of Colorado, [2017]
ISBN: 9781607326724
Branch Call Number: 746.14089 W395n 2017
Characteristics: xxvi, 230 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm


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In 2014, textile specialists and Navajo weavers collaborated on a description of the Navajo textiles in the Denver Museum of Nature & Science; the result was a cohesive picture of a quintessentially American art form. The weavers bring a particularly interesting perspective, with childhood me... Read More »

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