The Afro-American Tradition In Decorative Arts: Basketry, Musical Instruments, Wood Carving, Quilting, Pottery, Boatbuilding, Blacksmithing, Architecture, and Graveyard Decoration
- Author: John Michael Vlach
- Publisher: University of Georgia Press
- Published: August 1990
- ISBN-10: 0820312339
- ISBN-13: 9780820312330
- Format: Oversize Paperback
- Size: 10.9X8.3X0.5
- Weight: 1.1
- Copyright: 1990
- Subject: ART / American / African American
Originally published in 1978 as the catalog to a major exhibit by the Cleveland Museum of Art, this book was among the first to describe and analyze the achievements of African American artisans. It is now recognized as a landmark work, the standard in its field, and is widely used by historians, folklorists, anthropologists, and sociologists.
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