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Title:
Caring for American Indian objects : a practical and cultural guide
Author:
Ogden, Sherelyn.
Publication Information:
St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xiv, 258 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Why should American Indian cultural objects be preserved? -- Handling considerations : one person's story -- The voice of the museum : developing displays -- Display in a proper and respectful way -- What about sacred objects? -- The causes of deterioration and preventive care -- How should cultural items be stored? -- Handling suggestions -- Housekeeping -- The issue of pesticide contamination -- How should cultural items be used for display? -- Registration methods and everyday business -- Skin and skin products -- Quills, horn, hair, feathers, claws, and baleen -- Shell -- Bone, antler, ivory, and teeth -- Glass beads -- Textiles -- Metals and alloys -- Wood and birch bark -- Ceramics -- Stone -- Plastics and modern materials -- Paper -- Plant materials -- Audiotapes and videotapes -- Framed items -- The value of preserving the past : a personal journey.
Local Note:
"IMLS Connecting to Collections Bookshelf."
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ISBN:
9780873515054
Format :
Book

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