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Written by:
Kathleen Margaret Trowell, British, 1904 - 1984  Search this
Published by:
Greenwood Press, Inc., American, 1967 - 2008  Search this
Owned by:
Loïs Mailou Jones, American, 1905 - 1998  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 3/8 × 9 × 7/8 in. (28.9 × 22.9 × 2.2 cm)
Type:
hardcover books
Date:
1970
Description:
Hardcover copy of “African Design” with two book jackets. There is a clear plastic book jacket cover over the patterned book jacket. The front cover of the patterned book jacket has a color image of a decorated ’Tandu’ skin vessel and Batik dyed cloth, featured before the title page inside the book. There is a black border on the right side and bottom edge. In white printed text on the bottom border is [AFRICAN DESIGN] and in orange below this is [Margaret Trowell]. This text is printed again in the same colors on the black spine. At the bottom of the book jacket spine printed in black on a yellow background is [Praeger]. The back cover is white and has two short write-ups about other books, “Classical African Sculpture” and “Nigerian Images”. The front jacket flap describes the book and includes reviews from the “Library Journal” while the back flap has a short paragraph about the author. The hardcover binding is black and the front and back covers are blank. [Margaret Trowell] and [Praeger] are printed in gold-colored text on the lower spine along with a globe logo. [AFRICAN DESIGN] is printed in gold-colored text on a maroon background on the upper spine. The half title page has a black and white bookplate with three images of Lois Mailou Jones which reads [Lois Jones / Pierre-Noel / EX LIBRIS]. The book has a handwritten inscription. A pamphlet about Bourges Color Corporation art materials and a torn piece of paper from the Howard University Department of Art were found in this book and are available in the catalog file.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Art  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Folklife  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.26.5.33
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a4aaca36-6cab-431a-9078-85d0ef5e921e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.26.5.33