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OP OBJECTS OF MYTH AND MEMORY: AMERICAN INDIAN ART AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM. Diana Fane et al. Brooklyn Museum, 1991. Published in association with University of Washington Press, Seattle. 320 pp. with 322 ills. (89 col.). 31 x 23 cm. LC 89-13356 ISBN 0295970235 In English.
Accompanying a traveling exhibition of 300 noteworthy objects (textiles, baskets, wood carvings and other works), this scholarly catalogue is the first publication devoted to the extensive early collection of Native American artifacts from the Southwest, California, the Northwest Coast and Oklahoma acquired for the Museum by its founding curator of ethnology Stewart Culin (1858-1929). Includes illustrations and descriptions of the featured pieces, two essays reviewing Culin's career and the influence both of the collection he formed and of his innovative exhibition displays, and detailed discussions of his field work in the four regions represented in the show.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Native North America
Plans: 01,06,07,08,17
Worldwide Number: 023104
Hardcover Out of Print / No Longer Available.

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