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Afro-American folk art and crafts / edited by William Ferris.

Contributor(s): Ferris, William R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Perspectives on the Black world: Publisher: Boston, Mass. : G.K. Hall, c1983Description: 436 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0816190453; 9780816190454.Subject(s): Art, American -- 20th century -- History | Art, American -- Southern States -- 20th century -- History | African American art -- Southern States -- 20th century -- History | African American folk art -- History | African American decorative arts -- HistoryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Afro-American folk art and crafts.DDC classification: 745/.08996073 LOC classification: NK839.3.A35 | A35 1983
Contents:
William Ferris -- "Folkroots" / Roland L. Freeman -- Background : African influence on the art of the United States / Robert Ferris Thompson -- The Harriet Powers pictorial quilts / Marie Jeanne Adams -- Aesthetic principles in Afro-American quilts / Maude Southwell Wahlman and John Scully -- Pecolia Warner, quilt maker / William Ferris -- Vision in Afro-American folk art : the sculpture of James Thomas / William Ferris -- James "Son Ford" Thomas, sculptor / William Ferris -- Afro-American folk sculpture from Parchman Penitentiary / David Evans -- George "Baby" Scott (1865-1945) : a carver and his repertoire / Elizabeth Mosby Adler -- Black fife and drum music in Mississippi / David Evans -- Othar Turner, cane fife maker / William Ferris -- Afro-American one-stringed instruments / David Evans -- Louis Dotson, one-stringed guitar maker / William Ferris -- The folk banjo : a documentary history / Dena J. Epstein -- Afro-American coil basketry in Charleston County, South Carolina : affective characteristics of an artistic craft in a social context / Gerald L. Davis -- Harvesting and heritage : a comparison of Afro-American and African basketry / Mary Twining -- The shotgun house : an African architectural legacy / John Michael Vlach -- The homestead of Frank Foster / William Ferris -- Phillip Simmons : Afro-American blacksmith / John M. Vlach -- Afro-American folk pottery in the South / John A. Burrison -- Folklore and art history / Simon J. Bronner and Christopher Lornell -- Black artisans and craftsmen : colonial era through 1900 : a select historical bibliography / Clarence Mohr -- Ellen Slack.
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NK839.3.A35 A35 1983 (Browse shelf) Available 0000100112846

Includes bibliographies and index.

Filmography: p. 419-426.

Introduction / William Ferris -- "Folkroots" / Roland L. Freeman -- Background : African influence on the art of the United States / Robert Ferris Thompson -- [Quilt makers] -- The Harriet Powers pictorial quilts / Marie Jeanne Adams -- Aesthetic principles in Afro-American quilts / Maude Southwell Wahlman and John Scully -- Pecolia Warner, quilt maker / William Ferris -- [Sculptors] -- Vision in Afro-American folk art : the sculpture of James Thomas / William Ferris -- James "Son Ford" Thomas, sculptor / William Ferris -- Afro-American folk sculpture from Parchman Penitentiary / David Evans -- George "Baby" Scott (1865-1945) : a carver and his repertoire / Elizabeth Mosby Adler -- [Instrument makers] -- Black fife and drum music in Mississippi / David Evans -- Othar Turner, cane fife maker / William Ferris -- Afro-American one-stringed instruments / David Evans -- Louis Dotson, one-stringed guitar maker / William Ferris -- The folk banjo : a documentary history / Dena J. Epstein -- [Basket makers] -- Afro-American coil basketry in Charleston County, South Carolina : affective characteristics of an artistic craft in a social context / Gerald L. Davis -- Harvesting and heritage : a comparison of Afro-American and African basketry / Mary Twining -- [Builders, blacksmiths, and potters] -- The shotgun house : an African architectural legacy / John Michael Vlach -- The homestead of Frank Foster / William Ferris -- Phillip Simmons : Afro-American blacksmith / John M. Vlach -- Afro-American folk pottery in the South / John A. Burrison -- [Further references] -- Folklore and art history / Simon J. Bronner and Christopher Lornell -- Black artisans and craftsmen : colonial era through 1900 : a select historical bibliography / Clarence Mohr -- Films / Ellen Slack.

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