THE “RAIN BIRD” A Study in Pueblo Design [SOLD]


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Harry P. Mera
  • Subject: Native American Pottery
  • Item # C3663L
  • Date Published: First edition, soft cover, 1937
  • Size: 113 numbered pages, 48 color plates in 94 pages
  • SOLD

THE “RAIN BIRD” A Study in Pueblo Design

H. P. Mera

 

Memoirs of the Laboratory of Anthropology, Volume II, Santa Fe, New Mexico

First edition, soft cover, 1937, 113 numbered pages, 48 color plates in 94 pages

 

Inscribed in ink in cursive on first page: “Grateful acknowledgments to an accomplice in crime for aid, succor and assistance from H. P. Mera.”  Very good condition with some water marks on page edges and some damage to cover.

 

CONTENTS

 

Prehistoric origins

The Zuni “Rain Bird”

Use in Acoma

Use in Laguna

Use in Tsia

Use in Santa Ana

Use in San Ildefonso

Use in Tesuque

Use in Cochiti

Use in Santo Domingo

Conclusions

Bibliography

Example Bird Designs from this book

Harry P. Mera
  • Subject: Native American Pottery
  • Item # C3663L
  • Date Published: First edition, soft cover, 1937
  • Size: 113 numbered pages, 48 color plates in 94 pages
  • SOLD

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