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Native American Bolo Ties

Vintage and Contemporary Artistry

Diana F. Pardue, Author
Norman L. Sandfield, Author

The bolo tie, also called a string tie, is a western necktie consisting of a piece of cord or braided leather with an ornamental clasp. Native American artisans in the Southwest began producing bolo ties in the mid-twentieth century in response to tourist demand for finely crafted Native American jewelry.


Trim: 10.25" x 8.25"

Pages: 160

Illustrations: 195 color photographs

Folklore/Folk Arts

American Indians (I)

Art

©2011

Paperback $29.95

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