The technique of porcupine-quill decoration among the North American Indians by William C. Orchard

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Published by Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation in New York .

Written in English

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  • Indian embroidery -- North America.

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Statementby William C. Orchard.
SeriesContributions from the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation -- v. 4, no. 1
ContributionsMuseum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE51 .N42 vol. 4, no. 1, E98.E5 .N42 vol. 4, no. 1
The Physical Object
Pagination53 p., xxv leaves of plates :
Number of Pages53
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Open LibraryOL15463844M

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Publication date The technique of porcupine-quill decoration among the North American Indians. [William C Orchard] -- Describes and illustrates technique in an attempt to bring about an appreciation of the complexity of the art of porcupine-quill work.

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Porpcupine quill decoration is an art that is unique to North American Indians. William Orchard's study of this craft was an effort to remedy the fact that very little had been written about this unique work.

The original text of this book was written in and it was reprinted in Porcupine quillwork is an art form that is unique to the Indians of North America and, before the introduction of seed beads by Europeans, was the method of decoration that was most common.

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Originally published: New York: Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, Description: 82 pages, 3 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations (some color), 1 map ; 25 cm.

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Living Artists. Native American art - Native American art - Midwest and Great Plains: The existence of rich textile art in the prehistoric Middle West is known, but its range and development are lost in hundreds of years of history from which few examples survive.

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