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basketry

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

The process of making containers out of a mesh of vegetable fibres in a technique similar to weaving. It is one of the oldest crafts and the earliest examples date from c.5000 bc in Iraq....

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basketry

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

The process of making containers out of a mesh of vegetable fibres in a technique similar to weaving. It is one of the oldest crafts and the earliest examples date from c.5000 bc in Iraq....

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Basketry

Kathryn Bernick.

in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

March 2000; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 1267 words.

has survived the ravages of time in the Dead Sea region due to the arid climate. Fragments of baskets and

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basketry

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 110 words.

• hara-kiri • ribaldry • chivalry • Tishri • figtree • wintry • poetry • casuistry • Babbittry • banditry

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basketry

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 110 words.

• hara-kiri • ribaldry • chivalry • Tishri • figtree • wintry • poetry • casuistry • Babbittry • banditry

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basketry

Michael Clarke and Deborah Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 44 words.

The process of making containers out of a mesh of vegetable fibres in a technique similar to *weaving.

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The Basketry from Excavations at Naqlun

Gawdat Gabra.

in Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis

August 2005; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 4649 words.

This chapter describes the baskets and mats excavated at the Naqlun site in the Fayoum Oasis in Egypt. The baskets were made using two-system basketry techniques: sewn plaits, continuous...

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Basketry, Matting, and Cordage

Donald P. Ryan.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

February 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 1361 words.

Simple technologies are the sometimes unheralded vital necessities of most human societies, especially in those that produced complex technologies and

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Basketry, Matting, and Cordage

Donald P. Ryan.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 1334 words.

Simple technologies are the sometimes unheralded vital necessities of most human societies, especially in those that produced complex technologies and

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‘Basketry: Making Human Nature’, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts <i>8 February – 22 May 2011</i>

Penny Sparke.

in Journal of Design History

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 2515 words.

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Sarah H. Hill. <i>Weaving New Worlds: Southeastern Cherokee Women and Their Basketry</i>. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 1997. Pp. xxii, 414. Cloth $45.00, paper $22.50

Kathryn E. Holland Braund.

in The American Historical Review

December 1998; p ublished online December 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: World History. 0 words.

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Puryear, Martin

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 497 words.

The work of sculptor Martin Puryear is known for the combination of traditional handicrafts, such as woodworking and basketry, with

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river fishery

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 143 words.

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A stretch of flowing water set aside for catching fish by the use of wickerwork or basketry traps attached

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Interlace

Carola Hicks.

in The Oxford Companion to Western Art

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 197 words.

two-dimensional pattern which imitates the effect of three-dimensional strands passing over and under one another, as in plaiting, basketry, or

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Guitarrero Cave

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

Earliest of the thoroughly substantiated sites in South America, Guitarrero Cave also is significant for its preservation of organic remains, such as wood and leather tools, basketry,...

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Who Designs Scottish Vernacular Baskets?

Stephanie J. Bunn.

in Journal of Design History

February 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Art Forms; Art Styles; History of Art; Industrial and Commercial Art. 10099 words.

This article draws on the history of Scottish vernacular basketry as a context for examining the relationship between craft and design. In doing so the author reveals that it is possible to...

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aceramic

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

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A term applied to a culture, region, or period in which pottery was not made, used, or traded on a regular basis. Instead, containers may have been made from leather,...

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Post-Excavation Treatment Methods for Waterlogged Organic Archaeological Materials

Dilys A. Johns.

in The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology

December 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Archaeological Methodology and Techniques. 8167 words.

This chapter discusses how wetland archaeologists and conservators have developed better ways of treating and conserving waterlogged archaeological materials such as wood, fibrework, and...

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Pacific Northwest Coast

Peter Jordan.

in Technology as Human Social Tradition

November 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 19566 words.

This chapter examines the extent of cultural coherence and deeper historical congruence in the material-culture traditions of Coast Salish communities on the Pacific northwest coast....

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Tuareg

Kristyne Loughran.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 2886 words.

Semi-nomadic pastoralist people of North African Berber origins inhabiting the Sahara Desert, southern Algeria, south-western Libya, Niger, eastern Mali and other adjacent areas. Their...

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Allen, Elsie (1899 - 1990), basketweaver

G. Lola Worthington.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 321 words.

Native American (Pomo-Comanche) basketweaver. Taken from her family to attend an Indian boarding school in Covelo, CA, Allen’s father, George Allen, of the Ukiah Pomo, and her mother, Annie...

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