The Gift of Spiderwoman
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The Gift of Spiderwoman
Southwestern Textiles

Joe Ben Wheat

48 pages | 26 color, 7 b/w illus.
Paper 1984 | ISBN 978-0-318-03108-8 | $14.95s | £10.00 | Add to cart
Distributed for the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

An introduction to the textile weavings of southwestern Native Americans, the narrative history and color illustrations trace the development of weaving among the Pueblo, Navajo, and Hopi, and the Spanish colonists who settled in the Rio Grande. The reproductions of sarapes, blankets, and clothing will delight anyone who appreciates fiber handcrafts.

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