American Indian Horse Masks

This first-ever definitive book on Indian Horse Masks features 200 stunning color images in an impressive 12" by 15" format. The comprehensive text presents 45 masks from 27 museums and several private collections around the world. Numerous historic images illuminate the history, usage and symbolism of these mystical creations which date from the 19th century. A chapter by Winfield Coleman describes another type of masking: the Shamanic painting of both horse and warrior in preparation for battle. Hardback, 106 pages.