New York: Watson-Guptill, 1977. 2nd Printing. Quarto, publisher's red cloth, spine stamped in brown, pictorially illustrated color endpapers, original illustrated dust jacket.
Thoroughly illustrated step-by-step guide to traditional Navajo loom weaving techniques by Italian artist Joanne Mattera. "I am not a Navajo weaver, and I assume that you, reader are not either. We do not come from a culture where weaving is learned early, where working with the wool is a time-honored and traditional occupation, and where all women have the opportunity to work as artists within the society." With over 200 black-and-white illustrations and 11 color plates, includes suppliers list and bibliography. Upper corner bumped with light rubbing to edges; price-clipped dust jacket with light wear to edges. Near fine. Item #2178