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A Measure of the Earth - a book by Bell, Nicholas

A Measure of the Earth

The Cole-Ware Collection of American Baskets

A Measure of the Earth( )
Author: Bell, Nicholas
Foreword by: Glassie, Henry
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:University of North Carolina Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $50.00
Book Description:

A Measure of the Earth provides an unparalleled window into an overlooked corner of recent American history: the traditional basketry revival of the past fifty years. Steve Cole and Martha Ware amassed a remarkable collection using the most stringent guidelines: baskets made from undyed domestic materials that have been harvested by the maker. An essay by Nicholas Bell details the long-standing use of traditional fibers such as black ash and white oak, willow and sweetgrass, and...
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Detailed Subjects: Crafts & Hobbies / Baskets
Art / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
Art / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.5 x 11 Inches

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