A World of Faces: Masks of the Northwest Coast Indians

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The creation, use, and meaning of the masks created by the native Americans of the Northwest Coast are brought to life by an author who knows and loves the art, craft, and lore behind the masks. It is the first book devoted to a thorough explication of the techniques of mask-making and the role of the artist and his masks in the society. The reader will see the masks not in the cold light of a glass museum case, but as their people did - in the moving dramas and firelight of the long houses. Illustrated with line drawings ...

A World of Faces: Masks of the Northwest Coast Indians 2009, Timber Press (OR)

ISBN-13: 9780917304057

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A World of Faces: Masks of the Northwest Coast Indians 1994, Timber Press (OR)

ISBN-13: 9780917304033

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