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Iroquois Crafts by Carrie A. Lyford, edited by Willard W. Beatty, Director of Education, United States Indian Service. Number 6 in the series on Indian Handcrafts from the Department of the Interior, United States Indian Service, Education Division. Authorized by Congress.

Printed by the printing department of the Haskell Institute; one of 5000 printed in August 1945.

Topics include:

Habitat, foods, clothing & accessories (including moccasins), secret societies & ceremonies (including Falseface company masks and dance customs), games & sports, ancient crafts (including those made with antlers, stones & bones; shells; wampum; clay; bark; wood; silver; tanning hides); decorative arts (including moose hair embroidery, quill work; symbolism in design) and more.

Over 80 illustrations, including black and white photos and diagrams of Native American patterns. (Covers are blue & white; just so you know we didn't alter any photos!)

Softcover, staple bound. Measures 10 by 7 inches; 98 pages, including bibliography and design pages.

Authentic vintage publication; not a copy or reprint.

Conditions: Minimal signs of age / wear. Previous owner's name in pencil, ex libris on frontend page, yellow sticker on front cover. No other writings or markings found. No rips or tears. View photos and convo us with any questions or concerns prior to making your purchase, please & thank you!

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Iroquois Crafts Carrie A. Lyford 1945 Vintage Native American Handcrafts United States Indian Service Arts History Dept Interior 1945


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  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Material: paper
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