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Nuvisavik

The Place Where We Weave
(Book - 2002 )
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Co-published with the Canadian Museum of Civilization and McGill- Queen's U. Press, this handsome volume catalogs the tapestries created by Canadian Inuit weavers in the village of Pangnirtung after tapestry weaving was introduced as a cottage industry in 1969. Four lengthy essays precede the catalog. The catalog entries include a biography of the artist, their own words on the work reproduced (in quality full-page color plates), and a short description. Three of the volume's four authors have worked in Pangnirtung, the editor is a curator at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Title: Nuvisavik
the place where we weave
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2002
Characteristics: viii, 202 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Maria von Finckenstein
Notes: "Canadian Museum of Civilization."
Contents: " ... but I always think about the old days" / Maria von Finckenstein
Panniqtuuq: plenty of bull caribou / July Papatsie
Views of the past / Cathleen Knotsch
Tapestry : a northern legacy / Deborah Hickman
The tapestries
The tapestry artists
ISBN: 0295982012
0773523359
0298982012
Branch Call Number: 746.3 N989 2002
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Tapestry Tapestry Nunavut Pangnirtung Inuit textile fabrics Nunavut Pangnirtung Uqqurmiut Centre for Arts & Crafts
Topical Term: Tapestry
Tapestry
Inuit textile fabrics
LCCN: 2001052455
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