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Written by:
Walter K. Miles, born 1914  Search this
Published by:
Doubleday & Company Inc., American, founded 1897  Search this
Owned by:
Loïs Mailou Jones, American, 1905 - 1998  Search this
Signed by:
Loïs Mailou Jones, American, 1905 - 1998  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 5/8 × 7 7/16 × 1 in. (27 × 18.9 × 2.5 cm)
Type:
hardcover books
Date:
1962
Description:
Hardcover copy of “Designs for Craftsmen” with 224 pages. The book jacket has black, pink, orange, and white sections on the front cover. There is a white circular bamboo grass and root design. Below this is black printed text [designs / for craftsmen / textiles, graphics, ceramics, wood, glass, metal, leather and many other crafts / WALTER MILES]. The author, title, bamboo symbol and publisher are on the spine of the book jacket and black hardcover binding. The back cover of the book jacket has black, white, and pink sections. There is a list of the crafts included in the book starting with basketry, batik, and beadwork. The book jacket flaps describe the book and author. The binding on the front cover has an embossed bamboo design. The back cover binding is blank. The endpapers have a black and white mechanical pattern. The reverse of the first page has a black and white bookplate with three images of Lois Mailou Jones that says [Lois Jones / Pierre-Noel / EX LIBRIS]. The book has handwritten inscriptions.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Graphic design  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.26.5.25
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
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Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5469b444e-1e00-47a3-ab39-d634b143a653
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.26.5.25