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Micmac Quillwork: Micmac Indian Techniques of Porcupine Quill Decoration 1600-1950

Whitehead, Ruth Holmes

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ISBN 10: 0919680224 / ISBN 13: 9780919680227
Published by Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax NS, 1991
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Title: Micmac Quillwork: Micmac Indian Techniques ...

Publisher: Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax NS

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Cloth Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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The first major work on this art form gives a comprehensive history of the craft from the period of European contact to the present. It covers materials, construction, ornamentation techniques and designs used in porcupine quill decoration, and it includes 500 black and white photographs and 30 colour plates.

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Ruth Holmes Whitehead is a renowned Mi'kmaq specialist and staff ethnologist and assistant curator in history at the Nova Scotia Museum in Halifax. Her publications include Six Micmac Stories, The Mi'kmaq, How Their Ancestors Lived Five Hundred Years Ago, Micmac Quillwork, and Elitekey

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