Papago Pima Basketry: Native American Basket Patterns and Instructions

Papago Pima Basketry: Native American Basket Patterns and Instructions
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Native American fine basket making is a lost art. The amount of time necessary to make these baskets is not to be found in this day and time. Most of the beautiful Native American baskets were made a long time ago. Only the Papago and Pima baskets are still made in the Southwest today.

Originally published in the 1910s, this classic book illustrates the techniques, design patterns and instructions for making Papago and Pima Native American baskets.

This is the best book ever written on Papago Pima basketry! Whether you wish to learn from the patterns and instructions on how to make such baskets, or just take a journey into the past with the fascinating images of these beautiful craft, it is a book you don't want to miss.

Contents Covered:

  • Introduction
  • Habitat
  • Influence of Environment
  • Wrapped Weaving
  • Plaiting
  • Crude Coiling
  • Coarse Coiling
  • Close Coiling
  • Lace Coiling
  • Evolution of Techniques
  • Differences between Papago and Pima Coiled Basketry
  • Analysis of Designs
  • Reflections of Personal Traits
  • Key to Basketry Technique
  • Papago Terminology
Format: PDF Digital Reprint, e-Facsimile
No. of Pages: 148
Page Size: A4 (210mm × 297mm)
Download Size: 50.8 MB
Product Code PAPGXJMM70
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