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By David W. Penney

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Cocurator Penney has written this catalog for an exhibition of Pohrt and Chandlers popular choice of Woodlands, nice Lakes, Prairie, and Plains tradition artistry. In a sequence of introductory essays, Penney exhibits how white-Indian touch prompted the creation, use, and which means of artwork within the nineteenth century, specially by way of garments and adornment. item different types are defined in shorter essays accompanying the superbly photographed catalog entries. extra essays by means of the creditors and Penneys cocurator places the gathering in ancient standpoint. As a wealthy rfile of a seminal assortment, this catalog is extremely urged for libraries focusing on local American reviews or art.
- Eugene C. Burt, information Arts, Seattle
Copyright 1992 Reed enterprise details, Inc.
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Detroit Institute ofArts to have talent and going to love everyone others. Whatever you have, you have to this gift of talent discussing her 11 (Nellie Two and share whatever you have with learn to share with others, that's Bulls, recalling her grandfather's dream of Double Woman; Theiz why words when 1988:11). Woman* s Work: The Economic Incentive Women's the skills were fundamental to economies of nineteentii-century Indians of the frontier broad sense. Hides were not prepared simply for clothing; larger number went The to non-Indian partners in the fur trade.

Dancing in Indian dress also characterized the stemmed from the spread to transfer ( many western Great Lakes and Venum 1982). The Dream Drum to the Plains Grass Dance, whose Dream Drum woman vision of an Eastern Sioux Prairie tribes religion religion, which during the 1870s and through formal rituals of may be connected historically variations could be found among most all of the Plains and Prairie tribes during the closing decades of the nineteenth century, and whose performances plishment in battle (Howard "crow belts" derived of eastern and Dress also played an overt role 49 male values of courage and accom- Grass dancers wore distinctive "bustles" or from earlier warriors' garb and "roach" headdresses that replicated earlier styles the Paiute Prophet recalled the 1951).

Made of blue or mitasses or leggings they are attached to the belt by strings and a tail and pieces of furry animal skins dangles from red cloth or from deerskins, composed of ribbons, a belt behind. Garters and the exterior signs of a man, which the leggings do not cover, brief supports. Also attached to the belt, apart from pouch, the pakamagon, or round headed club, a bird feathers, contour the legs are concealed by knife sheaths, arc a tobacco mirror with scissors, and a pocket containing red and other colorings and thousands of little knickknacks to which the natives are enslaved as Whites are to theirs.

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