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Title: Kultuurpatronen. (Patterns of Culture). Bulletin Ethnografisch Museum Delft. Volume 3-4 (1961).
Description: Delft, Etnografisch Museum, 1961. Original printed limp wrappers. 250pp. table of contents, colophon in dutch and english. Four contributions in english, dutch and french. TOPICS: I: Notes on the Culture of the Lengua and Ashlushlay of in the Paraguayan Chaco. pp.4-54. Many monochrome illustrations and figures in text, comparative tables, sketch-map of the region. Scientific contribution to the culture of the Aslushlay in 1957: decorative clay pottery and wovenfabrics, Paraguay Chaco. II: Oude Minahasische Kunst [Ancient art of the Minhassan tribes, North Sulawesi]. pp.pp.55-101. 25 monochrome illustrations and figures on plates and in text illustrating antique woodcarvings in relief and statues, plaited baskets and woven fabrics, separate list of illustrations with extensive descriptive text, summary and conclusion in dutch and english. III: Biak-Numfoorse Tatouage. pp.102-119, Many monochrome figs. and diagrams in text illustrating traditional design and pattern of Tattoo in Biak-Nufor district, dutch territory of New Guinea, includes some tattoed faces and bodies, full page sketch map. IV: Sumba and Ordos. pp.120-140. Many onochrome illustrations on plates and in text illustrating details of Sumba weavings, separate explanation to plates at very end. V: Les Tambours Fente Congolais. pp. 141-221. Captioned monochrome illustrations on 4 plates illustrating authentic Congolese Slit-drums, many monochrome figures and diagrams in text, 3 sketch-maps on 2 plates illustrating spread of various types of Slit-drums in Belgian Congo, catalogue of slit-drums investigated at the Royal Museum Central Africa, appendices, summary in dutch. Odd volume 3-4 of an annually published Bulletin, Patterns of Culture, by the Delft Municipal Museum of ethnography Nusantara with five important contributions to the material culture of non-western civilizations, in dutch english and french. Each contribution with a bibliography at end, footnotes/references, by H. Hack and Rita Bolland, C.H.M. Palm, K.W. Galis, G.H.R. von Koenigswald. Includes an In Memoriamto G.L. Tichelman (with a portrait) by J. de Hoog (3pp.), and an list of recently acquired ethnographica by the Museum at very end. Very good copy. (a little bit dog eared).

Keywords: material culture cultural anthropology fabrics weavings slit-drums arts crafts tattoo congo africa paraguay sumba sulawesi minahassa heritage legacy tradition carving ancestors indonesia southeastasia

Price: EUR 75.00 = appr. US$ 81.51 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 51333