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Zulu Basketry

Zulu Basketry

  • R 19500

Zulu Basketry

This is the first comprehensive pictorial record of a craft form that has endured political change in education and empowered basket weavers with a sustainable means of making a living. The book focuses on contemporary basket weaving from the Hlabisa area of KwaZulu Natal where some of the best work is produced. Master weavers from this area - like the late Reuben Ndwandwe and Beauty Ngxongo -- are represented in the permanent collection in the Metropolitan Museum, New York and in private collections world-wide. The book features: Historical overview; Basketry method and technique; Basket weaver profiles; Telephone wire basketry sources and suppliers.

Author Jannie Van Heerden
ISBN 0980260949, 9780980260946
Format Paperback
Pages 82p.

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