Craft Traditions of the World: locally made, globally inspiring by Bryan Sentance
Call Number: TT15 .S46 2009
Publication Date: 2009
The first comprehensive worldwide survey, an essential document for anyone concerned with art, crafts, and decorative objects. The diversity of the crafts included here is truly astonishing: Berber flatweaves, North African amulets, Tibetan tiger rugs, Japanese kojeshi dolls, Aborigine microlith tools, Maori fish hooks, North American carved gourds, Amazonian pottery, Hungarian painted eggs, Venetian glass beads, German and French tin-glazed ceramics, Pacific totem poles, Shaker boxes. The book is organized geographically--North America, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australasia and Oceania--and each section is subdivided into specific crafts.