Frances Toor (1890-1956), Alice L. Wilson (b. 1909), illustrations.
Title Mexican Popular Arts.
Book Condition Used: Good
Publisher Mexico: Frances Toor Studios, 1939
Seller ID GY815-321
8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches. 106 pp. Black-and-white line drawings and photographs throughout, 8 color illustrations and 1 map with tissue guards; text clean, unmarked. Brown pictorial cloth over boards, decorative end-papers, pictorial dust jacket in archival mylar repeats the design on the front cover; binding square, lightly shaken, rear inner hinge cracked. Good. "In Mexican Popular Arts Miss Frances Toor has provided a unique and comprehensive survey of the arts and crafts of the varied and colorful country that is Mexico. There are vivid and informative chapters on weavers and textiles; potters and pottery; metal-smiths; regional dress and its relation and importance to the Indian, bright grotesque masks, toys, painting and every other aspect of the popular arts." Dust jacket. Frances Toor was an American author, publisher, anthropologist, and ethnographer who lived in Mexico and wrote about Mexico and its indigenous cultures.
Mexican Popular Arts, Frances Toor, Alice L Wilson, Art