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Bird, Allison.
Heart of the Dragonfly. The Historical Development of the Cross Necklaces of the Pueblo and Navajo Peoples.

Avanyu Publishing: 1992.

A scholarly and exhaustive study of the Native American cross necklace -the cross being a form used by Native Americans of the southwest well before the Christian Spanish arrived there. The examples shown were drawn exclusively from private collections, and illustrate examples not normally accessible to the general public. There are also many period photographs showing cross necklaces of the 1880-1950 period. An important study of Native American design and culture.

Softcover. 9"x12", 173 pages, some color and many black & white illustrations. Light wear.

Inventory #: 34462
Price: $ 300.00      

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