Mexico, D.F. Frances Toor Studios, 1939. First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated). Hardcover. Octavo in white DJ, 107 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates, chiefly b&w illustrations (some color), map ; 24 cm. Small scuff to spine foot edge, very gently rubbed and bumped corners, small and faint ink date to dedication page, ink ownership signature to front endpaper, light soiling to boards, edge-torn DJ (six tears), faint soiling and sunning to DJ, else Very Good in Good DJ. Item #88429
Decorative arts -- Mexico. || DJ protected in archival mylar sleeve. || Contents: Preface -- Introduction -- How the Indian artist craftsman lives and works -- Popular art states, markets and stores -- Regional map -- Weaving in wool and cotton. Sarapes ; Hand-woven cloth ; Sashes ; Wool bags ; Rebozos -- Weaving in reed, palm and fibre. Sombreros ; Baskets ; Fibre -- Embroidery, drawnwork, crocheting, knitting, beading -- Regional dress. Women ; Men ; Dance, play and carnival -- Pottery. Common ; State of Mexico ; Puebla ; Oaxaca ; Guanajuato ; Aguas calientes and San Luis Potosi ; Guerrero ; Michoacán ; Jalisco ; Ritual -- Handbiown glass. Gold and silver ; Gold jewelry ; Silver objects ; Silver jewelry -- Iron, steel, copper, tin -- Leather work -- Carving in stone, onyx, horn, shell, wood. Iron ; Stone and onyx ; Horn ; Shell ; Wood -- Feathers, straw, horsehair -- Lacquer. Michoacán ; Olinalá -- Masks -- Musical instruments -- Votive offerings and church decorations. Candlemaking ; Flowers and seeds ; China and papier-maché ; Religious amulets ; Retablos ; Silver milagros -- Fireworks -- Toys -- Kitchens, popular dishes, sweets, drinks. Popular dishes ; Sweets ; Drinks -- Houses, furniture, popular. painting. Furniture ; Decorative painting.
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