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Prints, postcards and posters - - Serape type of Navaho blanket weaving / Illinois Art and Craft Project.
Prints, postcards and posters - - Serape type of Navaho blanket weaving / Illinois Art and Craft Project.
Creator / AuthorIllinois Art and Craft Project
TitlePrints, postcards and posters - - Serape type of Navaho blanket weaving / Illinois Art and Craft Project.
Contributor/sChicago (Ill.) - - Board of Education.
Place of Publication[Chicago]
Publisher[Illinois Art and Craft Project]
Date[1941]
Description1 print: silkscreen, color; 28 x 22 cm.
NotesFrom Let the artist speak! : Art of North and Central America, from Alaska to Panama. Part 1. Research and handbook, Elizabeth E. Marshall; scripts, Mary Agnes Schroeder. "Visual aid included in the Teacher's broadcast handbook, prepared to accompany broadcast... Pan Americana Series, part 1 - "Let the Artist Speak!"... Chicago Public Schools' own Pan American Art Appreciation Project, produced through the joint cooperation of the Department of Art and the Radio Council. Elizabeth Wells Robertson, director of Art and Harold W. Kent, director Radio Council" - - On left border of silkscreen prints.
SummaryNavajo textiles were originally utilitarian blankets for use as cloaks, dresses, saddle blankets and similar purposes. Toward the end of the 19th century, weavers began to make rugs for tourism and export. Typical Navajo textiles have bold geometric patterns.
SubjectNavajo textile fabrics. Navajo blankets - -- Pictorial works. Indian art, North America - - Study and teaching - - Pictorial works. Silkscreen prints - - Color - -1940-1950. WPA.
FormatPrints, Postcards and Posters
SourceBienes Museum of the Modern Book
Call numberWPA R 709.8 SI
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