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The Gift of Spiderwoman

The Gift of Spiderwoman

Southwestern Textiles

by Joe Ben Wheat

Published by: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

48 pages, 216.00 x 279.00 x 0.00 mm, 26 color, 7 b/w illus.

  • ISBN: 9780318031088
  • Published: January 1984



An introduction to the textile weavings of southwestern Native Americans, the narrative history and color illustrations trace the development of weaving among the Pueblo, Navajo, and Hopi, and the Spanish colonists who settled in the Rio Grande. The reproductions of sarapes, blankets, and clothing will delight anyone who appreciates fiber handcrafts.