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Comfortable Arts : Traditional Spinning and Weaving in Canada, BURNHAM, Dorothy K.
Author Name:    BURNHAM, Dorothy K.

Title:   Comfortable Arts : Traditional Spinning and Weaving in Canada

Publisher:    National Gallery of Canada / National Mseums of Canada, Ottawa , 1981, ISBN:0888844743 

Seller ID:   26804

BURNHAM, Dorothy K. The Comfortable Arts : Traditional Spinning and Weavingin Canada. With a foreword by Adrian Tanner. Ottawa : National Gallery of Canada / National Mseums of Canada, 1981. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xvii,(1),1-238. Illustrated. 4to, card covers. Chapters : 1. Textile Traditions ofthe Native Peoples - [Weft-Twined Weaving - Rigid-Heddle Weaving - Quill W eaving - Bead Weaving] 2. Braiding of the Native Peoples and the French; 3.French Traditions [Pattern Rod Weaving, called ŕ la planche - Weft-Loop We aving, called boutonné - Costume]; 4. Loyalist Traditions [Summer and Winter Weave - Double Weave - Linen Weaving]; 5. Scottish, Irish, English Traditions [Blankets - Carpets - Costume - Overshot Weave]; 6. German Traditions [Multi-Shaft Weaving - Jacquard Weaving]; 7. Multi-Cultural Traditions in Western Canada [Icelandic Traditions - Hutterite Traditions - Ukrainian Traditions - Doukhobor Traditions] With bibliography. Very good. 50.00


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