Spanish New Mexico: The Spanish Colonial Arts Society Collection

Spanish New Mexico: The Spanish Colonial Arts Society Collection

by Donna Pierce, Spanish Colonial Arts Society
     
 
Founded in 1925 in Santa Fe, the Spanish Colonial Arts Society has become central to the collection and promotion of traditional Hispanic arts in New Mexico. Its extraordinary collection of some twenty-five hundred objects, both secular and religious, comprises the finest of its kind. Serving as the Society's "museum on paper" this exceptional two-volume set includes

Overview

Founded in 1925 in Santa Fe, the Spanish Colonial Arts Society has become central to the collection and promotion of traditional Hispanic arts in New Mexico. Its extraordinary collection of some twenty-five hundred objects, both secular and religious, comprises the finest of its kind. Serving as the Society's "museum on paper" this exceptional two-volume set includes vividly illustrated essays on New World santos, furniture, straw applique, tinwork, and textiles. Essays on historical arts, the revival period, Spanish Market, and contemporary masters of traditional Spanish arts record the development of this historic collection from the early Spanish New Mexicans to today's working craftsman.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890133118
Publisher:
Museum of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Series:
Spanish New Mexico Series
Edition description:
BOXED
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
10.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

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