Indian Basket Weaving
Courier Dover Publications, 1903 - Crafts & Hobbies - 103 pages
This work covers all of the basic techniques: preparation of the reed, splicing, introduction of color, shaping, finishing, and more. Also includes descriptions of a great variety of weaves — Lazy Squaw, Mariposa, Taos, Shilo, and others — each accompanied by specific instructions. 114 illustrations.
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Abalone Aleuts Apache War Bam-tush BASKET Showing BASKET WEAVING basketry beautiful betweenthe carefully Commenced Basket continue weaving Date Palm dyeing Fan Palm feathers fingers flat placque flat point fold fustic give heads held firmly Hold the reed illustration inside introduction of color Klikitat knotted large reed leaves left hand Light Oil Finish linseed oil logwood long stitch Makah manner Mariposa mordant natural raphia Navajo weave old fustic old thread one-half inches oval overlay polish Pomo Indians pounds Preparing the reed raphia thread raphia weaving rattan right hand rihhon round row of pairing row of weaving SHAPING THE BASKET Shi-lo Showing Bottom SHOWING COMMENCED Showing Top Sides of Basket small reed Soak Splicing the reed SPLICING THE THREAD splints split stain stannous chloride sweet grass Take thread of raphia three reeds Treasure Basket trim turpentine upright hams wampum weaving threads width WOOD STAINS wrap Yokut