Spruce root basketry of the Alaska Tlingit by Frances Paul

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Published by Sheldon Jackson Museum in Alaska .

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StatementFrances Paul.
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Pagination80p. ;
Number of Pages80
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Open LibraryOL13858721M

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Open : Home / Shop / Media / Books / Spruce Root Basketry of the Alaska Tlingit. Spruce Root Basketry of the Alaska Tlingit $ Number 8 in the Indian Handcrafts series. By Frances Paul. 80 pgs. The Wandering Bull, LLC Martin Rd Washington, NH View. The Tlingit of southeast Alaska have produced some of the finest examples of two-strand twining; their spruce root baskets exhibit bold geometric designs in warm hues of red, orange, yellow, and brown.

In spring and fall, women collected the young roots of the Sitka Spruce, a. Discover Alaska's best destinations and excursions. Videos, photos, and hundreds of expert advice articles. Fairbanks > Tlingit Baskets - Spruce Root. Tlingit Baskets - Spruce Root. twitter email print.

Map Dream Trip Jump to: Photos. Traditional Tlingit baskets were made from the roots of Spruce trees. Photos Coordinates: Twining (the same type of weave as used in the Chilkat Blanket) was reserved for the spruce root baskets of the Tlingit. These water-tight vessels augmented the Tlingit's selection of wooden cooking utensils common among the Northwest Coast Indians.

The Tlingit did not use or understand the making of pottery and they did not have metal to use, so they would use spruce-root to make the baskets. The baskets were used for cooking kettles and for storing meat and berries. They were also used to gather things like berries, roots, and shellfish.

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Salisbury. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Paul, Frances. Spruce root basketry of the Alaska Tlingit. [Lawrence, Kan.] Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs []. spruce root basketry of the alaska tlingit Download spruce root basketry of the alaska tlingit or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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by Frances Lackey Paul. Paul, Frances Lackey. Spruce root basketry of the Alaska Tlingit. Lawrence, Kan.: Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Indian AffairsDept. of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Return to Native American Authors Home. Haida weavers create many beautiful objects, including hats made from the roots of spruce trees.

Two designs used by Haida weavers are called spider s web and snail s tracks. Draw what you think these designs look like on the hat below. Tlingit Baskets The Tlingit are from southeastern Alaska.

by Sharon Busby The Haida and the Tlingit peoples of the northern Northwest Coast are renowned for their outstanding arts, among them elegant spruce root basketry.

This book expands on earlier publications and examines the history and evolution of spruce root basketry. Chock full of beautiful color pictures, it describes traditional uses and forms as well as changes in style. Spruce-Root Basketry of the Haida and Tlingit provides the largest collection of color images of Haida and Tlingit baskets ever published, many of them for the first time.

The skillful photography of Ron Reeder presents a visual history of spruce-root basketry from the s to the present. Spruce root basketry of the Alaska Tlingit. [United States]: Education Division, U.S. Indian Service, ([Lawrence, Kan.]: Haskell Institute) (OCoLC) The Haida and the Tlingit people of the northern Northwest Coast are renowned for their outstanding arts, among them elegant spruce-root basketry.

Prized by non-Native collectors for more than a century, these finely woven creations are found in museums and private collections all over the world. Despite the continued popularity of these baskets, there is little published about them.

About this Book Catalog Record Details. Spruce root basketry of the Alaska Tlingit / by Frances no Paul, Frances Lackey, View full catalog record. Paul, Frances: Spruce Root Basketry of the Alaska Tlingit (originally published ), ed.

by Willard W. Beatty (page images at HathiTrust) Paul, Frances: Spruce root basketry of the Alaska Tlingit. ([Lawrence, Kan.] Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. Spruce Root Basketry of the Alaska Tlingit: Frances Paul: Books - Skip to main content.

Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your address Author: Frances Paul. Tlingit Rattle Top Spruce Root Basket This is a small basket made of twined, split spruce roots harvested from living trees, a very difficult and arduous means of obtaining basket material pins.

About this Book Catalog Record Details. Spruce root basketry of the Alaska Tlingit / by Frances Paul Paul, Frances Lackey, View full catalog record. Sitka, AL: Sheldon Jackson Museum, Paperback. Second edition, first thus, first printing. Near Fine paperback with lig Title: Spruce Root Basketry of the Alaska Tlingit.

Spruce root basketry of the Alaska Tlingit by Frances Paul (Lackey) starting at $ Spruce root basketry of the Alaska Tlingit has 0 available edition to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun. Jennie Wheeler (Tlingit) and Delores Churchill (master Haida weaver) show how to start a spruce root basket and how to add warps.

This is one in a series of videos that show all the steps of. “My mother would be pleased to know the spruce root basket has returned to its place of origin,” said Marie Kauffman.

Steve Henrikson, Curator of Collections for the Alaska State Museum, identified one of the baskets as being Tlingit spruce root in the “ginger jar” form based on Chinese pottery containers.

10 results for 4 Stars & Up: "tlingit+basket" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Spruce Root Basketry of the Alaska Tlingit (originally published ), by Frances Paul, ed. by Willard W. Beatty (page images at HathiTrust) Spruce root basketry of the Alaska Tlingit.

([Lawrence, Kan.] Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, []), by. 3 Frances Lackey Paul, Spruce Basketry of the Alaska Tlingit (Lawrence, Kansas: Haskell Institute, ). Image: Kak (basket) Kadádzaa yéit (berrying basket), ca.Tlingit, spruce root, maidenhair fern stem, and grass (twining and false embroidery), 11 1/2 x 10 in., Gift of John H.

Hauberg, Category: Object of the Week, read. The Sheldon Jackson Museum’s September Artifact of the Month is a Tlingit, twined, spruce root oval mat (SJ-I-AB). It is decorated with an inner band and outer band of natural grass and maiden hair fern in false embroidery with the half head of the salmonberry pattern.

See Spruce Root Basketry of the Alaska Tlingit by Frances Paul. 2 Grasses and plant stems were also gathered when young and during the summer and fall, sometimes dyed, and woven over the woof strands for overlay or false embroidery.

Grasses used include Fowl manna grass, Blue joint grass, Tufted hair grass, Slender reed grass, Alaska brome grass, Beach rye grass, Maidenhair fern, and Marsh horsetail. Of their list of artists, only eleven people create spruce-root basketry —t hat’s just seven percent compared to nearly 39 percent of their artists who create Northwest Coast wood carving.

So, with support from their Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic Fund grant, SHI has launched the Spruce-Root Weaving Mentor Apprenticeship Program.

Deborah Head (Tlingit) talks about the significance of the designs seen on spruce-root baskets. This is one in a series of videos that show all the steps of making a spruce-root.

While enjoying the unusually warm summer El Niño brought, we discussed the possibility of a spruce-root collection project in Yakutat in the spring of to obtain materials for making basketry.

Yakutat was the birthplace of Tlingit basketry, because of ideal circumstances for finding the perfect roots—lots and lots of sandy beaches. TWINED SPRUCE ROOT HAT Haida-style weaving and painting, collected from the Tlingit.

Though collected from the Tlingit, this hat shows a jog up to the right where the weaver changes pattern, a Haida weaver's characteristic. Tlingit weavers held their baskets in the opposite direction, so their. Spruce-Root Basketry of the Haida and Tlingit provides the largest collection of color images of Haida and Tlingit baskets ever published, many of them for the first time.

The skillful photography of Ron Reeder presents a visual history of spruce-root basketry from the s to the s: 4. The Haida and the Tlingit people of the northern Northwest Coast are renowned for their outstanding arts, among them elegant spruce-root basketry.

Prized by non-Native collectors for more than a century, these finely woven creations are found in museums and private collections all over the world. Despite the continued popularity of these baskets, there is little published about Spruce Root Basketry of the Haida and Tlingit (Book): Busby, Sharon: The Haida and the Tlingit people of the northern Northwest Coast are renowned for their outstanding arts, among them elegant spruce-root basketry.

Prized by non-Native collectors for more than a century, these finely woven creations are found in museums and private collections all over the world.

Despite the continued. Busby, Sharon. Spruce Root Basketry of the Haida and Tlingit. Photography by Ron Reeder. Illustrations by Margaret Davidson. Seattle: Marquand Books, Inc., in association with University of Washington Press.

This is the most recent book on the subject; it has magnificent color photographs and detailed illustrations of the techniques. Basketry of the Tlingit and Haida 1. Archaeology of Southeast AlaskaBASKETRY OF THE NORTHWEST COAST 2. COLLECTING SPRUCE ROOT Must go out during the spring or early summer The best spots were near sandy shores A digging stick was used to help get the roots 3.Southeast Alaska: The coast of southeast Alaska, with its islands, inlets, estuaries, fjords, and rivers, is the home of the Tlingit people.

Tlingit women achieved fame for their finely twined spruce root baskets decorated with dyed grass applied in a technique termed "false embroidery.".

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