Art of the American Indian frontier - the Chandler-Pohrt by David W. Penney

By David W. Penney

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Cocurator Penney has written this catalog for an exhibition of Pohrt and Chandlers popular number of Woodlands, nice Lakes, Prairie, and Plains tradition artistry. In a sequence of introductory essays, Penney indicates how white-Indian touch motivated the creation, use, and that means of paintings within the nineteenth century, specially by way of garments and adornment. item different types are defined in shorter essays accompanying the fantastically photographed catalog entries. extra essays by way of the creditors and Penneys cocurator places the gathering in ancient point of view. As a wealthy record of a seminal assortment, this catalog is extremely steered for libraries focusing on local American stories or art.
- Eugene C. Burt, information Arts, Seattle
Copyright 1992 Reed enterprise details, Inc.
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She for it with a comical air a EXPRESSIONS OF ETHNICITY cents handful of silver out of his of concern. me, fellows? fifty-five One handed over a quarter, another a dime. "Thank you! " Somebody dug up three copper cents. It finally appeared that ninety-three cents was all they could get together among them and this the owner of the moccasins was persuaded to accept. "Why, if that isn't Fig. " Brule Sioux, Rosebud, South Dakota. " the young man exclaimed, scanning the women "making things" perse- vered into the reservation period because beaded pattern with delight.

It hung under folded black blanket and belted cartridges. He borrowed a buffalo tail, his left arm. a fine it Around and an eagle feather. his waist, like a kilt, This was his he placed there with his cartridge-belt containing a war bonnet from his brother-in-law his hundred Bad Lake (Vestal 1934:186). This splendid departure was attire on another occasion, how, "soon later packed away. White Bull described, after leaving the fine war-clothes in their saddle bags, and, camp . everyday clothes, jogged away, leading their best mounts war ahead" for the .

This purely Indian sensibilities. Later nineteenth- 4 Fig. Oil / on canvas by Samuel M. Brookes, These men and the this painting (fig. 5) women in the 1858. mate to wear garments made almost entirely of trade materials but tailored into the distinctive dress fashions of Great Lakes Indians of the mid-nineteenth century: wool finger-woven sashes tied century dress style became increasingly elaborate and extensively decorated as around the formal wear of the reservation period continued to express ethnic fabric vitality.

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