[Catalogue]. African Trader Gift Shop.


New York: n.d. [Postmarked in 1963]. Paperback. 23p. (pagination includes cover three pages). 22cm. Postmark and other shipping information on back cover (which also has some wrinkling and wear. The shop whose offering include items from North Africa as well as Sub-Saharan Africa, was located at 407 Bleeker Street in Greenwich Village (NYC). Among items listed are masks, statues, drums, wood carvings, baskets, woven mats, paintings, jewelry, bird cages,vases, camel stools, kenti cloth, etc. The items mostly struck us mass-produced art rather than individual museum quality pieces. Pages 16-19 offers Durastone reproductions of a numbere of objects from the collection at the University Pennsylvania. An uninspired selection of books appears on pages 22-23. Good. Item #87659

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