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The Spirit of Folk Art: The Girard Collection at the Museum of International Folk Art

By: Glassie, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. in association with the Museum of Santa Fe, New Mexico: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2960

ISBN: 0810915227

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, orange cloth with silver spine titles and silver and black cover decoration, 25.5 by 26.5 cm, 276 pp., heavily illus. Near fine hardcover in very good jacket with only faint shelf wear. From the publisher: “The Girard Collection at Santa Fe's Museum of International Art encompasses more than 100,000 works from 100 cultures worldwide. Here, folklorist Henry Glassie has selected 300 objects from the collection to illustrate a wide-ranging study of folk art. The pieces depicted - ceramic figures, beaded purses, intricate textiles, dolls and toys - combine beauty wi... View more info