PAUL, F: Spruce Root Basketry of the Alaska Tlingit

Spruce Root Basketry of the Alaska Tlingit, book coverPaul, Frances. Spruce Root Basketry of the Alaska Tlingit. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Haskell Institute Press, 1954. Unmarked text. Age tanning and a few bumps on cover. Sticker on cover. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30182) $18.00

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Illustrated throughout. Map. Topics include basketry materials, techniques of weaving, forms of baskets, root hats, ornamentation, pattern names, and more. Bibliography. ‪Volume 8 of Indian hand craft books‪. 80p.

BRYAN, N: Navajo Native Dyes: Their Preparation and Use

Navajo Native Dyes: Their Preparation and Use, book coverBryan, Nonabah; Young, Stella; Shirley, Charles Keetsie. Navajo Native Dyes: Their Preparation and Uses. The Filter Press, 1978. ISBN: 0910584575. Unmarked. Age tanning on cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30181) $12.00

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Illustrated. 75p. Measures 5.25×8.25 inches.

A concise guide for weavers, dyers, and craftworkers as well as students and devotees of Native American crafts and culture. Topics include preparing wool, mordants, and more.

Originally published in 1940 by the US Bureau of Indian Affairs. Recipes formulated by Nonabah G Bryan, Navajo, with illustrations by Charles Keetsie Shirley, Navajo.

Navajo Native Dyes: Their Preparation and Use, inside pages