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The American Indian Parfleche: A Tradition of Abstract Painting by Gaylord Torrence

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Price: From $35.00 to $60.00

This book represents this diverse art form of painting designs on containers of folded or sewn rawhide.  Published in conjunction with an exhibit at the Des Moines Art Center, the author introduces the reader to the origin and history of  parfleche production. He further   reveals the diversity and high quality of this art by devoting sections to materials, construction and painting techniques, forms and functions, characteristics and regional and tribal styles.

University of Washington Press, 1994
Hardback, 272 pages


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