Advisor(s) - Committee Chair
Carl Kell, Burt Feintuch, Jay Anderson
Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology
Master of Arts
The production and marketing of baskets in the Mammoth Cave area of Kentucky from 1880 to the present is observed in light of the cultural, technical, aesthetic, ad traditional aspects involved. The process of making a white oak ribbed basket is documented, as well as the technical and aesthetic variables from which the basket maker renders his product. The changing role of social organization and communication in the production and marketing of a traditional craft objects is also considered.
Anthropology | Art and Design | Business | Fiber, Textile, and Weaving Arts | Folklore | Marketing | Social and Behavioral Sciences
Kiely, Denis O., "The Loving of the Game: A Study of Basketry in the Mammoth Cave Area" (1983). Masters Theses & Specialist Projects. Paper 1772.