Native American Clothing: An Illustrated History

Native American Clothing : An Illustrated History by Theodore Brasser

Native American Clothing: An Illustrated History

  • Hardcover
  • Firefly Books (2009)
  • SKU: 9781554074334
Regular price $65.00
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More than five centuries of Native peoples' artistry.

Native Americans crafted beautiful clothing out of skins, pigment, quills and sinew. The collection of photographs in this outstanding reference celebrates this decorative genius. Many of the 300 photographs from more than 60 leading museums and private collections have never been published previously.

The book describes the clothing in fascinating detail, from moccasins and tunics to sashes, bags and ceremonial and burial costumes. Theodore Brasser explains who made what and how, as well as the meanings of the different kinds of decoration, such as beadwork, embroidery, appliqué, patchwork, weaving and dyeing. There are also many examples of Native pottery and other historic artifacts that depict themes used in the clothes.

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