In this Book

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This book includes essays on yard art, rural mailboxes, folk grave decoration, folk art in Texas cemeteries, El Paso murals, art of the low riders, tattooing, art of spurs, textile artists, art of the cowboy hat, art of saddlemaking, quiltmaking, Indian pine-needle baskets, whittling, the folk art of Johnny Banks, Eddie Arning, Peter Paul Drgac, among many other pieces.

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  1. Cover Page
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright Page
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  1. Contents
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  1. Preface
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  1. Folk Art in General, Yard Art in Particular
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  1. Some People Call this Art
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  1. The Rural Mailbox
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  1. Tail Fins Forever (Or, Anyone who Names His Zebra “Spot” can't Be all Bad)
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  1. Guardians, Surviving Folkways
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  1. The Orange Show
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  1. Folk Grave Decoration Along the Rio Grande
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  1. At Rest: Folk Art in Texas Cemeteries
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  1. El Paso Murals
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  1. Art Among the Low Riders
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  1. Tattooing in Texas
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  1. The Flourishing Pen
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  1. The Art of the Cowboy Hat
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  1. Gal-Legs and Goosenecks: Folk Art on the Texas Range
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  1. Bill Barton: Putting Art in Saddlemaking
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  1. The Textile Artist
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  1. Tatting
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  1. Quiltmaking: A Creative Tradition
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  1. A Ring of Iron
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  1. Pine Needle Art of the Big Thicket Indians
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  1. Born a Whittier
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  1. Texas Folk Artists
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  1. The Itinerant Indian Artists of West Texas
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  1. Jail House Rag
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  1. “Uncle Pete” Drgac, Czech-American Folk Artist
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  1. Johnny W. Banks, Black, Man, Texan, Artist
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  1. Alice Dickerson Montemayor of Laredo
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  1. Eddie Arning: Texas Folk Artist
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  1. Contributors
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  1. Index
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  1. National Endowment for the Humanities Funding Information
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  1. Back Cover
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780870742101
Related ISBN
9780870742101
MARC Record
OCLC
1142325652
Launched on MUSE
2019-12-20
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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