Chasing Rainbows: Collecting American Indian Trade and Camp Blankets

Friedman, Barry;Collins, James H.;Diamond, Gary

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Synopsis: More than 350 full-color and black-and-white photographs highlight this comprehensive guide to the art of Indian trade blankets, tracing the history of this beautiful Native American craft, offering helpful tips on caring for vintage blankets, and providing a helpful catalog of the various makers of trade blankets. 20,000 first printing.

About the Author: Barry Friedman is the pioneer collector/dealer of Indian trade blankets and has bought and sold a staggering 26,000 vintage blankets in his 40 year career. Stories about Mr. Friedman have appeared in hundreds of publications ranging from USA Today and the Los Angeles Times to the Antique Trader and he's been profiled on TV programs such as "Good Morning America". He has lectured at many institutions including the Baltimore Museum of Art and the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum and was the first non-Indian ever invited to give the keynote address at the Pendleton Woolen Mills national sales meeting. In a previous life he was a Hollywood television comedy writer and received six Emmy nominations and wrote stand-up material for scores of comedians ranging from Johnny Carson to Jerry Seinfeld. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Title: Chasing Rainbows: Collecting American Indian...
Publisher: Bulfinch
Publication Date: 2003
Binding: Cloth Hardcover
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