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Author M'Closkey, Kathy, 1943-

Title Swept under the rug : a hidden history of Navajo weaving / Kathy M'Closkey.

Imprint Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  746.14 M459s 2002    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiii, 322 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note "Published in cooperation with the University of Arizona Southwest Center."
"A University of Arizona Southwest Center book"--Verso t.p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-312) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Trade, commerce, and diversification -- Discourses on traders, weavers, and trade blankets -- Blankets by weight : the hidden narrative -- Blankets by design : assessing traders' influence -- From flea market to Fifth Avenue : tracking the investment market -- Toward an understanding of Navajo aesthetics -- Reconceptualizing Navajo weaving : from commodity to cosmological performance.
Subject Navajo blankets -- History.
Navajo blankets -- Marketing.
Navajo textile fabrics -- Collectors and collecting.
Navajo weavers -- Interviews.
Art as an investment.
Hubbell, Lorenzo, -1942 -- Archives.
Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site (Ganado, Ariz.) -- History -- Sources.
Added Author University of Arizona. Southwest Center.
ISBN 0826328318 (cloth : alk. paper)

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