Earth Pigments & Paint

EARTH PIGMENTS AND PAINT OF THE CALIFORNIA INDIANS: MEANING AND TECHNOLOGY




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This subject is brought together and treated in-depth for the first time. The author's extensive personal research uncovers the technology and the significance of paint in early Native California. Drawing on the best scholarship of others and extensive personal research, the author uncovers the technology and the significance of paint in early Native California. Hundreds of rare photographs parallel this scholarly but accessible text on the cave paintings and body paint of California's Indians. These full color photos depict an array of artifacts and images. Many are of painted 19th century Indians. Other full color photos depict an array of ochre-covered artifacts. Images from walls of remote caves transport the reader to a California long past and little known.