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The raven's tail

Author: Cheryl Samuel
Publisher: Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author researched Northwest Coast Indian Northern Geometric Style Robes from historical data and fragments, reconstructing the original weaving process and materials to recreate "Chief Kotlean's robe". Historical data, materials and twining techniques extensively detailed and illustrated.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl Samuel
ISBN: 0774802243 9780774802246 0774802960 9780774802963
OCLC Number: 16713308
Description: 167 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The gathering of the robes; The raven's tail; Raven's tail robes and Chilkat Dancing Blankets; Yeil Koowu; The materials of woollen twining; Weaving a robe; The robes; A tale of transition.
Responsibility: Cheryl Samuel.

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When Europeans first visited the north-western coast of North America, the weavers of the area were making exquisite robes to adorn the richest of their noble class. This work presents the known  Read more...

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