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  • Parfleche Envelope
    to make this storage envelope It is closed with a single pair of holes in the outer flap The hide was cleaned and dried but not tanned In the days of the buffalo this was the preferred hide but it was subsequently replaced by cowhide Crow envelopes prior to the early nineteenth century were often decorated with patterns made by incising the hide Later colored decoration was added using an

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/about/treasurechest/closerlook/htm/2456.htm (2016-02-12)
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  • Portable Shrine (Retablo)
    the makers were encouraged to move away from portraying individual saints to showing nativity scenes and views of Quechua rural and village life This new type of retablo soon became popular on a broader commercial market and over the past thirty years a number of artists have specialized in their production This is an example of one of the early retablos made for the outside market Rather than portraying a

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/about/treasurechest/closerlook/htm/2577.htm (2016-02-12)
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  • Ceremonial panel
    Shoowa cloths However here instead of filling in the intervals between major motifs they become the principal designs that fill the entire cloth Intruding upon this dot filled ground we see a grid of squares drawn by multiple fine dark and light embroidered lines In front of this grid two large vertical interlace designs begin at the bottom as thin curved forms and rise crisscrossing to the top A 1995

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/about/treasurechest/closerlook/htm/2057.htm (2016-02-12)
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  • Sashiko Coat
    executed to achieve visually exciting effects in witness to the imaginative talent of their unknown domestic creators The robe is densely decorated with highly precise stitches The lines are so regularly stitched that many parts of the kimono appear to consist of woven patterns For example the upper half of the right kimono is graced with parallel zigzag lines that are repeated so exactly they look like a woven herringbone

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/about/treasurechest/closerlook/htm/0593.htm (2016-02-12)
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  • Take A Closer Look
    A Closer Look Selections from the Neutrogena Collection Men s Hats Ashetu Hat Ceremonial panel Beaded belts Ceremonial panel Bridal Sleeping Cover Yogi Women s Kimonos Coat Chikarkarpe Fragment of

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/about/treasurechest/closerlook/index4.htm (2016-02-12)
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  • Take A Closer Look
    Take A Closer Look Selections from the Neutrogena Collection Carriage Cushion Cover Cushion cover Dress Parka Kamleikas Child s Quilt Pictorial Weaving Blanket Quilt Bag Kilt or Cape Piupiu

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/about/treasurechest/closerlook/index3.htm (2016-02-12)
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  • Take A Closer Look
    Take A Closer Look Selections from the Neutrogena Collection Head Band Hat Tapestry panel Ceremonial panel Mantle Coca Bag Ratan Working Tools Skeleton Musician Calavera Mariachi Candelabra Candelabra

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/about/treasurechest/closerlook/index2.htm (2016-02-12)
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  • Cerámica y Cultura ~ Origins of Mexican Mayólica
    or bisque ware used as a container for shipping liquids such as olive oil and wine Mayólica however was sent more often as merchandise or as the personal property of passengers Jars inkwells candlesticks cups and chamber pots were among items shipped to Veracruz Mexico from Seville and Cadiz Sevillian tiles were also used as ballast taking the place of bags of sand that could not be sold at their

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/mayolica/origins/originsmex-en.html (2016-02-12)
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