Art of the American Indian Frontier

Art of the American Indian Frontier

The Chandler-Pohrt Collection

Book - 1992
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The Detroit Institute of Arts possesses an incomparable collection of 19th-century Native American art from the North American woodlands, prairie, and plains, presented here with detailed documentation and commentary. Clothing and accessories of porcupine quill and buckskin, woven textiles, bags, beadwork, necklaces, rawhide paintings, smoking pipes, tools, vessels and utensils, pictographs, and visionary paintings are portrayed in 220 stunning color plates. Complementing the illustrations are essays dealing with historical context, ethnographic issues, and the lives and philosophies of the collectors. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: [Detroit] : Detroit Institute of Arts ; Seattle : University of Washington Press, c1992
ISBN: 9780295971735
Branch Call Number: 704.0397 PEN
Characteristics: 368 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Detroit Institute of Arts


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