Cowichan Indian Knitting

Meikle, Margaret and Nika. Cowichan Indian Knitting. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Museum of Anthropology, 1987.

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Abstract (English)

An extensive study of the Cowichan sweater, this monograph includes a history of Cowichan knitting, an outline of the process of preparing wool, a description of designs as well as a consideration of the knitting industry on Cowichan reserves in the 1980s. Statements by some of the artists and wearers attest to the historical and cultural significance of the sweater. 14 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Meikle, Margaret (Curator); Meikle, Margaret (Author); Nika (Author)
Dossier: 353 - UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY (Vancouver)
Collation: vi, 26 p. : 44 ill. (1 col.) ; 26 x 21 cm. - (Museum Notes ; 21)
ISBN: 0888651104
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Museum of Anthropology
Critics / Curators / Historians: Meikle, Margaret
Art Organizations: University Of British Columbia Museum Of Anthropology (Vancouver)
Keywords: COWICHAN SWEATER
Deposited by: e-Artexte administrator
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 1993
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 13:39
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/5114
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