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    • Chistera Onena - Craftsman at work

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    • Artisan using a hand tool to weave the bands of wood together to make the basket. The use of the txistéra (chistera) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker basket used in his...
    • Chistera Onena - Mid-assembly

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    • Workers shown with items in different stages of the manufacturing process. The use of the txistéra (chistera, cesta) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker basket used in his modification...
    • Chistera Onena - Baskets

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    • A completed basket and weaving components in the Gonzalez workshop. The use of the txistéra (chistera, cesta) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker basket used in his modification was...
    • Chistera Onena - Drying Wood

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    • Pieces of chestnut that will be used in the manufacture process. They are cut during the moon's waning phase to ensure the wood is more flexible before it is allowed to dry. The use of the txistéra (chistera) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai...
    • Chistera Onena - Cesta Ribs

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    • The ribs of the txistéra are what give it shape. The curvature and dimensions of the txistéra are not bound by any regulations; they are shaped by a player's preferences and playing style. A txistéra width of four inches, an inch wider than the...
    • Chistera Onena - Cesta Braiding

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    • Rods are cut to the desired width and thickness through the use of a number of hand tools. They are arranged in pairs around a central blade so that they intersect properly during the weaving process. The rods are humidified slightly to increase...
    • Chistera Onena - Work in progress

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    • Two workers making a txistéra. The use of the txistéra (chistera, cesta) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker basket used in his modification was traditionally used to pick grapes. It...
    • Chistera Onena - Finishing Touches

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    • A worker putting the finishing touches on a completed chistera. The use of the txistéra (chistera, cesta) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker basket used in his modification was...
    • Chistera Onena - Weaving

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    • A worker weaves part of the main body of the wicker basket. The use of the txistéra (chistera, cesta) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker basket used in his modification was...
    • Chistera Onena - Weaving

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    • A worker weaves part of the main body of the wicker basket. The use of the txistéra (chistera, cesta) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker basket used in his modification was...
    • Chistera Onena - Worker with basket

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    • Worker processing a txistéra. The use of the txistéra (chistera, cesta) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker basket used in his modification was traditionally used to pick grapes. It...
    • Chistera Onena - Chat and Comparison

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    • Workers stopping momentarily to chat and compare the curvature of their product to an existing mold. The use of the txistéra (chistera, cesta) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker...
    • Chistera Onena - Finished product

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    • A man holding a completed txistéra .The use of the txistéra (chistera, cesta) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker basket used in his modification was traditionally used to pick...
    • A medieval sampler of accomplished & notorious women

    • Women -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500; Women -- Europe -- Biography
    • This edition was hand printed by the Scripps College typography class in the spring of 1991. The text is... Scripps Goudy Oldstyle, on Niddegen paper. The border was modified from a 15th century Book of Hours... The binding has eight signatures...
    • The Dream Song of Olaf Asteson

    • Folk songs, Norwegian
    • [71] p. : ill. ; 27 cm; " ... printing ... by Nicholas McDowall ... the typeface ... is parchment ... the paper ... Velin Arches ... Maryclare Foa's woodcuts were printed from the wood ... the binding was designed & executed by Habib Dingle ... the...
    • Zebra Noise

    • Artists' books; Alphabets
    • 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 39 cm; Consists of short fictions illustrated with wood engravings, arranged as an alphabet book; " ... designed and printed on Zerkall paper by Peter Koch & Richard Wagener. The text was composed in Ehrhardt type by the...
    • Sedona Meditation

    • Artists' books
    • Cover title "8-18-2003."; Wooden cover along with wooden pages; contains hand tooled title, author statement, and text. Leather spine has woven beads
    • Manuscript

    • Writing; Language and languages -- Orthography and spelling
    • [100] p. : ill. ; 15 cm; By students of Scripps College under the direction of Kitty Maryatt; "Hand-set 12 pt. Centaur and Arrighi letters were letterpress printed on Arches Cover. Boards were covered with papyrus, fabric, leather and silk-laden...

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