The Raven's Tail
To produce this book, Cheryl Samuel travelled to Leningrad, Copenhagen,and London to examine the six robes in Europe. She also studied therobes housed in museums in Canada and the United States. In 1985, shereconstructed Chief Kotlean's robe, using information she hadgathered from her study of the actual robes and Tikhanov'spaintings. In the process, she resurrected an old weaving style nolonger used by the Native people on the northern coast. Through herextensive and careful research, Cheryl Samuel makes an importantcontribution to the knowledge of early Indian weaving.
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