American Baskets

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C. Potter, 2000 - Basket making - 216 pages
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Presents a comprehensive overview of American basket-making's history and artistry, citing the influence of such groups as the Native Americans, Quakers, and Pennsylvania Dutch, and profiling each basket type indigenous to America. North America and a resource listing of museums, antiques dealers, and auction houses.

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About the author (2000)

Robert Shaw is a consultant to museums and collectors and is the author of several books on American folk art. From 1981 to 1994, he served as curator of the Shelburne Museum, which houses an impressive collection of American handcrafts. He lives in Vermont.

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