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Pomo basketmaking

Elsie Allen

Pomo basketmaking

a supreme art for the weaver

by Elsie Allen

  • 71 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Turtle Grandmother Books in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Basket making,
  • Antiquities,
  • Indian baskets,
  • Pomo Indians

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Elsie Allen ; edited by Vinson Brown
    ContributionsBrown, Vinson, 1912-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination67 p. :
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24700606M

    Pomo Basketmaking A Supreme Art for the Weaver by Allen, Elsie, Brown, Vinson ISBN: List Price: $ $ (Save 75%) Showing 1 - 50 of - Browse More Baskets Books for Sale. Books - The Sonoma Mendocino coastline, famous for jagged cliffs, timber-filled ridges, and pounding surf, has been home to many people from varying histories and backgrounds. Pomo tribes, renowned for basketmaking, who were the first settlers and descendants, still live in the area.

      Information about the Pomo basketry from a section of the book "Remember Your Relations: The Elsie Allen Baskets, Family & Friends" is presented. Due to their beauty, quality of construction, elaborate designs, and ornamentation of beds and feathers, Pomo baskets have been recognized globally. At the age of sixty-two, Allen took up to Pomo basketmaking which she had learned from her youth, a tradition which demonstrated to a wide audience. In Allen’s book, Pomo Basketry: a Supreme Art for the Weaver, brought widespread recognition to her tribe. Online resources by or about Elsie Allen: Elsie Allen: Pomo Basket Family.

    Popular Basket Making Books Showing of 12 Handmade Baskets: From Nature's Colourful Materials (Paperback) by. Susie Vaughan (shelved 1 time as basket-making) avg rating — 35 ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read.   Basket weaving is an ancient craft that uses naturally grown materials and a few very simple tools. Basket weaving is a great hobby that can add charm to your house and your own personal touch when you use the baskets you make as a gift. Outlined below are some of the basic things you need to know to get started.


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Through text and illustration we follow the making of a basket from the gathering and preparing of the materials to the finished work of art. Also included in this book is a short autobiography of Mrs. Allen, the author and an accomplished weaver. Pomo basketmaking book Masterkey, July-Sept.

)Cited by: 3. Pomo Basketmaking book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. -- A Supreme Art for the Weaver. Pomo grandmother and fourth generation /5.

The book begins with the narrated life story of Elsie Allen, a fourth generation Pomo basketweaver born in Subsequent chapters provide descriptions, diagrams, drawings, photographs, and.

This how-to book by famed Pomo Indian weaver Elsie Allen is a classic. Along with instructions on how to make different types of Pomo baskets, Mrs. Allen talks of her life and experiences growing up in Sonoma and Mendocino counties.

67 pages, with numerous black & white photos and illustrations, softcover only. Published in: Grace Hudson Museum. -- A Supreme Art for the Weaver. Pomo grandmother and fourth generation basket weaver, Elsie Allen, who worked hard most of her life, found time in later years to teach the younger generation this art of their fast vanishing culture.

She gives step-by-step, well illustrated directions for recreating the beautiful and useful famous Pome baskets. Steps include gathering and. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Pomo Basketmaking by Elsie Allen, FebruaryNaturegraph Publishers edition, Paperback in EnglishCited by: 3. Native American Authors: Browsing by Book Title Pomo Basketmaking: A Supreme Art for the Weaver by Elsie Allen. Allen, Elsie. Pomo basketmaking book Pomo Basketmaking: A Supreme Art for the Weaver Happy Camp: Naturegraph Publishers, Genre: Nonfiction Audience: All Ages.

Websites about Pomo Basketmaking: A Supreme Art for the Weaver: Pomo Basketmaking by. ABSTRACT Information about the Pomo basketry from a section of the book "Remember Your Relations: The Elsie Allen Baskets, Family & Friends" is presented.

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Allen; Hardcover; $ (Special Order) REVIEW of Pomo Basketmaking by Elsie Allen. Her illustrated book Pomo Basketmaking: A Supreme Art for the Weaver, () tells her life story. Pomo/Wintu/Patwin basketweaver, doctor, and cultural preservationist Mabel McKay (–) is the subject of a biography by Pomo/Miwok writer and professor Gregory Sarris called Weaving the Dream.

context of Pomo basketmaking, then the communitist shape, meaning, and function of the text come into greater relief3 Indeed, Sarris's own reflections on Native American literature and the dynamics of storytelling suggest that his interest may not be in mediation so much as in the kind of healing political remainder produced.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 67 pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Life story --Gathering material for use in Pomo basketmaking --Pomo Indian basket designs --How to make coiled baskets --Pomo feather baskets --Twine baskets --Baby baskets & baby doll baskets --Canoe sibility.

Pomo Basketmaking by Elsie Allen This how-to book by famed Pomo Indian weaver Elsie Allen is a classic. Along with instructions on how to make different types of Pomo baskets, Mrs. Allen talks of her life and experiences growing up in Sonoma and Mendocino counties.

Pomo Basketmaking by Elsie Allen,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7). Elsie's book is fascinating for anyone interested in baskets, Pomo people, or a Native woman's personal history woven into a life of an art and a craft that is more in harmony with nature, more environmentally-centred -- because of its use of living plants -- than any other art or craft.

Book Reviews of Pomo Basketmaking. "Elsie Allen made a pledge to her mother that she would carry on the Pomo tradition of basketmaking.

She did not get the chance to make good on this promise until she was 62 years of age. Since that time she has become a renowned basketweaver and teacher at the Mendocino Art Center.

Pomo baskets made by Pomo Indian women of Northern California are recognized worldwide for their exquisite appearance, range of technique, fineness of weave, and diversity of form and use.

While women mostly made baskets for cooking, storing food, and religious ceremonies, Pomo men also made baskets for fishing weirs, bird traps, and baby baskets. The book begins with the narrated life story of Elsie Allen, a fourth generation Pomo basketweaver born in Subsequent chapters provide descriptions, diagrams, drawings, photographs, and step-by-step instructions for making traditional Pomo style by: 3.

The noted Pomo basket weaver gives complete step-by-step directions for recreating the beautiful baskets of the Pomo Indians Steps include gathering and preparing roots and feathers, weaving and finishing the baskets. Illustrated with line drawings and photographs.

67 pages. This exhaustive survey (two volumes in one) of American Indian basketry, perhaps the finest book ever published on the subject, documents basketmaking throughout the Americas — in Eastern North America, Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, Western Canada, Oregon, California and the Interior Basin, as well as Mexico, Central and South America/5(12).Pomo Basketmaking A Supreme Art for the Weaver (Book): Gregor, Elsie Allen.Pomo Basketmaking by Elsie Allen.

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