The Raven's Tail

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UBC Press, 1987 - Art - 167 pages
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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Contents

Prelude
8
Ravens Tail Robes and Chilkat Dancing
16
The Materials of Woollen Twining
24
FurSided Robe
86
A Tale of Transition
155
Acknowledgements
162
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About the author (1987)

Cheryl Samuel is an expert weaver living in Victoria,British Columbia. Her first book, The Dancing Blanket,revealed the mysteries of Chilkat weaving.

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