Photographs depicting Mary Peters (Interior Salish) weaving a tapestry with a two-bar loom and Mrs. William Kelley (Coast Salish) spinning yarn with a spinning wheel. Photographs made in Sardis, Chilliwack, British Columbia.
Oliver N. Wells (1907-1970) was owner of Edenbank Farm in Chilliwack, British Columbia, as well as an amateur historian and ethnologist. He assisted the effort to reestablish traditional Salish weaving techniques and wrote "The Return of the Salish Loom," an article published in the "Beaver" Hudson Bay Magazin in spring 1966.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 81C
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs of Coast Salish arts, collected by Oliver Wells, held in National Anthropological Archives in MS 4764.
Close-up of a woman weaving textiles on a vertical broadframe loom, Okene, Nigeria. Original caption reads, "Yoruba, Textile, Nigeria, Okene, Women's technique, Ife Sieber, Aug. 71." Photograph by Roy Sieber, August, 1971.
Original caption reads, "Yoruba, Africa, Textile, Nigeria, Okene. Weaver at work, Ife. Sieber, Aug. 71."
H 2 YRB RS 71
Title source: Archives staff, not provided by photographer.
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