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TAKU WAKAN. The Ernest Erickson Collection of North American Indian Art in the National Museum of Finland

Pirjo Varjola and Simo Hankaniemi

Published by Finland 1995, 1995
From ART CONSULTING:SCANDINAVIA, Books on Art (Calabasas, CA, U.S.A.)

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The artistry and technical genius of Native Americans is apparent in this collection of exquisitely crafted North American Indian art assembled by connoisseur Ernest Erickson and donated to the National Museum of Finland. Most North American Indian cultures are represented, but most comprehensively from the Great Plains, with dozens of objects embellished with painted decorations, bead embroidery, and quillwork, all in excellent condition. This book presents the entire collection, with the objects arranged by cultural area. Included are exceptional photographs and descriptions of textiles, baskets, tools and utensils, masks, beadwork, paintings, costumes, drums, and jewelry, as well as photographs of regional inhabitants and scenery. A collection not to be missed!, Finnish/ English, Year1995, Illust. B/W28, Illust. Color202, ISBN 9519075828, Code 2410. Hardbound, In Pristine Condition, Bibl. Pages 206, Size 11 1/2?x 8 1/2?. Bookseller Inventory # 2410

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Title: TAKU WAKAN. The Ernest Erickson Collection ...

Publisher: Finland 1995

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

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