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Labelle, Marie-Louise

BEADS OF LIFE:

eastern and southern African beadwork from Canadian collections

Published: Canadian Museum of Civilization, Quebec, 2005

Edition: First edition

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xi, 185 pages: illustrations (some colour), portraits. (Mercury series. Cultural studies paper; 78). Paperback.    

This book was produced to accompany the exhibition titled Beads of Life: Eastern and Southern African Adornments held in the Canadian Museum of Civilization in April 2005.

Materials used prior to the arrival of mass-produced imported beads are covered and then the fusion of traditional and modern materials is addressed. The scale of Canadian holdings are considerable. The Royal Ontario Museum alone holding more than 7,000 objects.                                                                                                             

  • Binding Condition: Excellent
  • Overall Condition: Excellent
  • Size: 24 x 17 cm
  • Sold By: Select Books
  • Contact Person: David McLennan
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 021-4246955
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Credit card; EFT
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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