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Author Curtis, Steven, author.

Title Navajo silversmith Fred Peshlakai : his life & art / Steven Curtis.

Imprint Atglen, PA : Schiffer Publishing Ltd., ©2014.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    739.23092 PESHLAKAI,F CUR    Available
Description 224 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), facsimiles, portraits ; 29 cm.
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Bibliography Includes biographical references (pages 220-221) and index.
Contents Foreword / Diana F. Pardue -- Introduction : Fred Peshlakai was a Navajo man -- Acknowledgments -- A place in history. Part 1: The early history of the American Southwest -- Better moons for many suns -- The family of Fred Peshlakai -- Early Navajo silver art -- Masterpieces in white iron -- A Presbyterian life -- New beginnings -- Olvera Street -- Epilogue. -- A legacy of art. Part II. The art of Fred Peshlakai -- Works of art signed: F. Peshlakai -- Works of art signed: F.P. -- Works of art signed: FP over a long arrow -- The Lauris Phillips collection -- The works of art signed: FP over a short arrow -- The John Bonner Strong collection -- In passionate pursuit of Peshlakai : a discussion and collectors' guide -- Individual stamps of Fred Peshlakai. -- Resources : appendices, sources cited, additional bibliography, index: Appendix A: Terminology -- Appendix B: Art Tafoya : a tribute of Fred Peshlakai -- Souces cited -- Additional bibliography -- Index.
Subject Peshlakai, Fred, 1896-1974.
Navajo silverwork.
Navajo Indians -- Jewelry.
Navajo art.
Navajo art -- 20th century.
Indians of North America -- Jewelry -- Southwest, New.
Indian jewelers -- Southwest, New.
Indian silversmiths -- Southwest, New -- Biography.
Indian art -- Southwest, New -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780764347450
Standard No. 9780764347450 55000 $50.00 US

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