CDR-1225: SR Set: Native North American Art and Culture

Our set offers extensive, detailed documentation of Totem Poles, as well as Long Houses and masks, representing the styles of important Northwest Coast groups; reflecting a recent resurgence in pole carving. From the southwest is the oldest continuously inhabited community of Taos Pueblo, as well as coverage of important Ancestral Puebloan architectural remains, petroglyphs and pictographs from the sites of Mesa Verde, Chaco Canyon and the Butler Wash, River House ruin. The set also includes coverage of the National Museum of the American Indian, and early European documentation of Native American cultures in the form of paintings and engravings.



Kua-0002
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Title: Cliff Palace
Description: Closer view of palace complex
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Met-04700
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Title: Wearing Blanket
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-04753
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Title: North Wind Mask (Negakfok)
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-04759
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Title: Chief-Style Blanket
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-04760
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Title: Wearing Blanket
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-04771
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Title: Rattle in the Form of a Bird Tsimshian(?)
Description: Overall
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-04933
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Title: Man's Shirt
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Kua-0010
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Title: Kin Kletso
Description: View of the SE end of the pueblo, view from NE
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0011
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Title: Kin Kletso
Description: Pueblo ruins with circular kiva.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0012
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Title: Kin Kletso
Description: Ruins of tower kiva seen at right rear.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0013
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Title: Kin Kletso
Description: Pueblo ruins with kiva at right, tower kiva at left.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0014
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Title: Kin Kletso
Description: NW end of the pueblo, from the NE.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0015
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: Total view of the ruin in its setting at the foot of the cliff.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0016
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: Diagnal view of the wall facing the plaza. Originally a colonnade (rare in the Puebloan Southwest) it had been filled in in the 12th century.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0017
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: Closer view of in-filled colonnade wall. The unusual use of a colonnade was probably influenced by trade with the Toltec peoples of Mexico.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0018
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: The great kiva: a classic element of a Chacoan great house, here situated on the unusual elevated plaza. Beyond lies the south boundary formed of narrow one-story rooms.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0019
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: Great kiva interior: N end with antechamber entry at left, and one of four seating pits for roof supports. The four large sandstone discs were excavated from the NE seating pit of the kiva.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0020
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: S interior end of great kiva: square wall niches above low encircling masonry bench, raised square fire box, circular seating pits for roof supports, and raised rectangular floor vaults.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0021
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: Cluster of smaller kivas at the east end of the elevated plaza. These kivas belonged to different clans or societies, where the great kiva served the whole village.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0022
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: Cluster of smaller kivas at the east end with the line of narrow rooms forming the south perimeter of the elevated plaza; landscape beyond.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0023
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: View into rooms off the plaza with beautiful Type III "core and veneer" masonry construction.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0024
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: View of the east end of the main room block of the pueblo, with elevated kiva. The single-storied elevated kiva was built into an above ground rectangular room.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0025
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: View W into room block with elevated kiva at left. Stones projecting form the kiva may have been used as steps or scaffolding during construction.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0026
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: Elevated kiva seen from the north.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0027
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: Detail of fine masonry construction of Chacoan "core and veneer" Types II and III.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0028
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: Window detail.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0029
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: Close detail: lovely textures of Chacoan Type II "core and veneer" masonry where the larger dressed sandstone is laid without strict symmetry (unlike more regular coursing of Type III).
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0030
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: Close detail of viga sockets and remains of primary support beams. In wall at right are sockets for secondary support beams (latillas).
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0031
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: Small doorway with curious masonry courses.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0032
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: Close detail of delicate masonry forming viga sockets for spruce or pine roofing beams.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0033
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: Raking view of the long straight back wall of Chetro Ketl great house, view west.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0034
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Title: Chetro Ketl
Description: Talus Unit, just NW of Chetro Ketl, is believed to have been an integrated unit of the great house.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0035
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Title: Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon
Description: Pueblo Bonito in its canyon setting from the cliffs, view south.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0036
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Title: Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon
Description: The large D-shaped great house in its setting, with the open plazas visible among the ruins.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0037
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Title: Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon
Description: The SE corner structures of the great house, with the immense boulders of the cliff collapse of 1941 crushing the eastern sector. View NW.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0038
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Title: Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon
Description: View west: Pueblo Bonito at the cliff base with the immense rock fall.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0039
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Title: Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon
Description: View of the back wall of the pueblo ruins, view from NNW.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0040
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Title: Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon
Description: The SE area of the great house, with supported back wall, circular kivas, and eastern plaza at right.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0041
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Title: Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon
Description: Closer view into the SE sector with two elevated kivas enclosed within square rooms.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kua-0042
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Title: Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon
Description: Smaller kivas near the two elevated kivas: all belonged to various clans or societies within the community.
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.