First of all, this catalog features images published by the Fred Harvey Company, copyrighted in 1938. Secondly, this vintage catalog is 16 pages in total. Most notably, it features everything from Pueblo Pottery and Navajo Blankets and Rugs to Indian Basketry. Thirdly, this catalog includes is Native American Indian jewelry and Mexican arts and crafts which relates to the Fred Harvey era.
Right off the bat, the first page of the catalog features Pueblo Indian Pottery and Navajo Blankets and Rugs. Even more, it shows images of San Ildefanso, Hopi, Santa Clara, and Maricopa Pottery. In addition, the second page of the catalog features images of Navajo Blankets and Rugs.
Even more interesting, the third page of the catalog features genuine Navajo and Zuni Indian Silverware. However, this page actually features bracelets. Likewise, the forth page features both silver bracelets and rings. Similarly, these jewelry pieces are typical designs of the era, including thinly stamped machined sterling silver and designs that actually originate with Anglo designers.
Divided between the top and bottom of the fifth page are images of both concho belts and accessories. The sixth page features sterling silver pins and turquoise earrings.
In contrast, the ninth and tenth pages of the catalog feature chimayo handcrafts. Also included are rugs, coats, handbags, and even ties made of this material.
In addition, the eleventh and twelfth pages feature more native arts from Mexico. Also, these pages include handbags, boxes, and figurines.
Finally, the last page of the catalog features Basketry including Hopi, Oraibi, and Papago (Now called the Tohono O’odham).
Lastly, to view an even older Fred Harvey catalog featuring the Indian Detour of 1927, please click HERE!
1938 Indian and Mexican Arts published by Fred Harvey
Pueblo Indian Pottery and Navajo Blankets and Rugs
Genuine Navajo and Zuni Indian Silverware
Concho Belts, pens, and earrings
Silver flatware and petrified wood jewelry
Native Arts from Mexico
Fred Harvey Shipping Envelope
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