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Complete Book of Basketry - DOROTHY WRIGHT

Complete Book of Basketry

Paperback Published: 8th December 2011
ISBN: 9780486418056
Number Of Pages: 208

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Provides detailed advice on basket design, materials, techniques, and care, with step-by-step instructions for a wealth of basketry projects: shopping basket, wastepaper basket, picnic basket, all-purpose plate, wine cradle, fruit bowl, and more. Range of weaving materials includes willow, cane, rush, raffia, straw, grasses, and others. 294 illustrations.

Introductionp. 7
Materials and their preparationp. 10
Willow
Cane
Rush
Raffia
Straw
Grasses and Creepers
Palms
Coppice Woods
Other Materials
Techniquesp. 23
Stake-and-Strand
Designing
Willow
Tools
Working
Weaves
Bases
Staking-up
Borders
Handles
Making a Foot
Recipes
Cane
Tools
Weaves
Decorative Weaves
Bases
Borders
Handles
Lids and Ledges
Notches
Ties and Trimmings
Recipes
Rush
Tools
Notes on Working
Weaves
Bases
Borders
Handles
Lids
Plaiting or Braiding
Recipes
Frame or Ribbed
Construction
Weaves
Handles
Recipes
Coiled
History
Design
Construction
Stitches
Oval Mat or Base
Hints on Working
Plaited
History and Design
Construction
Recipes
Twined
History
Construction
Baskets of the United States of Americap. 140
The Settlers
Early Days
New England
Shakers
Pennsylvania 'Dutch'
Appalachian Mountains
Nantucket
Gullah
Atlantic Coast, Canada
The North American Indians
Ceremonial
Origins
North East
Mississippi Valley
Far North
North
West Coast
British Columbia and Washington
Coast-Columbia River
Central California
South West
Care and repairp. 150
General Maintenance
Repairs
Miscellanyp. 155
Sowing and Winnowing Baskets
Fishing Baskets
Market Baskets
Victoriana
Modern Rattles
Basketry in Perspectivep. 174
Agriculture
Domestic and Personal
Transport
The Industry
Materials
Glossary of Basketmakers' Termsp. 195
Bibliographyp. 198
Acknowledgementsp. 201
Indexp. 202
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ISBN: 9780486418056
ISBN-10: 0486418057
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 8th December 2011
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.5  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 3

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