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An Exhibition of Western North American Indian baskets

An Exhibition of Western North American Indian baskets

from the collection of Clay P. Bedford at the California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California, April 16, 1980.

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Published by California Academy of Sciences] in [San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bedford, Clay P., -- 1903-1991 -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.,
  • Indian baskets -- Private collections -- California -- San Francisco -- Exhibitions.,
  • Indian baskets -- West (U.S.) -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 68).

    Other titlesWestern North American Indian baskets., Indian baskets
    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsBedford, Clay P., 1903-1991., California Academy of Sciences.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination68 p. :
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23115549M

    F. W. Porter, III, ed.: The Art of Native American Basketry: A Living Legacy (New York, ) California and Western Native American Basketry Baskets were created for the care and protection of the family. They are particularly associated with food and may be involved in all stages of procurement, processing, storage, cooking, serving and eating. Thomas Jefferson acquired an interest in western exploration early in life. More than most of his contemporaries, Jefferson realized that the American West was not an empty wilderness, but a land crowded by conflicting nations and claims of sovereignty. While president, Jefferson successfully acquired the Louisiana Territory from France in and sent the Lewis and Clark Expedition ( Baskets might tell a story, illustrate a myth or simply reflect the aesthetic predilections of an artist’s imagination. It is in these contexts that the Southwest Museum of the American Indian, part of the Autry National Center, has organized “The Art of Native American Basketry: A Living Tradition,” on view through May 6, “Illustrated History of Indian Baskets and Plates Made By California Indians and Other Tribes” exhibition catalogue. reprinting by Leo K. Brown. Numbered edition Gently used paperback in very good condition. Cover marked with catalogue .


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