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Christine Garnier

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The Currency of Handmade: Romanticizing the Indigenous Silversmith of the Southwest

As part of Christine Garnier's larger dissertation project The Currency of Handmade explores the history of Diné (Navajo) silverwork in the last two decades of the nineteenth century through the lens of craft demonstration, commentaries on skill and economy, and the politics of fabricating objects with silver coin.

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Cambridge, MA


Harvard University



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