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Author M'Closkey, Kathy, 1943-

Title Swept under the rug : a hidden history of Navajo weaving / Kathy M'Closkey.

Imprint Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c2002.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    746.14 MCLO    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiii, 322 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note "Published in cooperation with the University of Arizona Southwest Center."
"A University of Arizona Southwest Center book"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-312) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Trade, commerce, and diversification -- Discourses on traders, weavers, and trade blankets -- Blankets by weight: the hidden narrative -- Blankets by design: assessing traders' influence -- From flea market to Fifth Avenue: tracking the investment market -- Toward an understanding of Navajo aesthetics -- Reconceptualizing Navajo weaving: from commodity to cosmological performance.
Subject Hubbell, Lorenzo, d. 1942 -- Archives.
Navajo blankets -- History.
Navajo blankets -- Marketing.
Navajo textile fabrics -- Collectors and collecting.
Navajo weavers -- Interviews.
Art as an investment -- United States.
Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site (Ganado, Ariz.) -- History -- Sources.
Added Author University of Arizona. Southwest Center.
ISBN 0826328318 (cloth : alk. paper) : $32.95

 
    
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