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The Decorative Art of the Amur Tribes Volume 7, PT. 1 (Paperback) Loot Price: R227
Discovery Miles 2 270
The Decorative Art of the Amur Tribes Volume 7, PT. 1 (Paperback): Berthold Laufer
The Decorative Art of the Amur Tribes Volume 7, PT. 1 (Paperback): Berthold Laufer

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The Decorative Art of the Amur Tribes Volume 7, PT. 1 (Paperback)

Berthold Laufer

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Loot Price R227 Discovery Miles 2 270

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...being ornamentally conventionalized. Fig. 6, Plate x1v, represents a paper pattern showing a design for embroidering a shirt. In the centre is a circle, around which are grouped four tortoises (a), strongly conventionalized. Around it, on both sides, two bands forming four circles and two ellipses are symmetrically arranged. In every circle there is a roe Cervus capreolus L.), b; two snakes (muiki), d; and a bird (V), called tewerko, the species of which I have not yet been able to determine. Each ellipse contains a frog (Jiana temporaries L.), e; two spiders (atkomama), f; and two gadflies (shigaxtd), g. Outside of these f1gures a number of animals are represented standing along the edges of the pattern. There are four mosquitoes, h; four chimney-swallows (Hirundo rustica L.), i; four snakes, d; four stags (Ccrvus claphus L.), j; and four fawns (Cervus capreolus L.), k. In the paper pattern shown in Fig. 20 the same picture is represented eight times. In it the following animals are represented: a jumping tiger (a) with open jaws, the fore-legs with paws outstretched, with only one hind-leg, and tail upturned; an eagle grasping a fish in its beak (d), this conception being very likely derived from the cock holding the same little creature in its beak; a flying wild duck (c); a musk-deer with a design of a conventionalized bipartite fish on its body (d); a fox lying in ambush (V); frogs (./ andg); a horse and its rider (//); an eagle flapping its wing and having a foot with three outstretched claws (z); what is said to be a glutton (/&). Fig. 21 represents nearly one-fourth part of a paper pattern that is divided again into two symmetrical parts. The ornaments are distributed over four large and twenty-six small quadrangular and ten...


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Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Berthold Laufer
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-73825-3
Barcode: 9781230738253
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LSN: 1-230-73825-8

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