Excerpt from Thirteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethlogy to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution: 1891-'92 Fossil fabrics; Modes of preservation; Fabrics from caves and shelters; Charred remnants of fabrics from mounds; Fabrics preserved by contact with copper; Fabrics impressed on pottery; Introduction; Basis for the work; Classification of objects and materials; The arts and their distribution; Districts; Descriptive terms; Grooved axes; Celts; Gouges; Chisels and scrapers; Chipped celts; Hematite celts; Pestles; Pitted stones; Cupped stones; Mullers; Grinding and polishing stones; Hainmerstones; Grooved stones other than axes; Mortars; Sinkers; Perforated stones; Discoidal stones; Spuds; Plummets; Cones; Hemispheres; Paint stones; Ceremonial stones; Functions and purposes; Gorgets; Banner stones; Boat-shape stones; Picks; Spool-shape ornaments; Bird-shape stones; Shaft rubbers; Tubes; Pipes; Chipped stone articles; Materials and manufacture; Spades; Turtlebacks; smaller chipped implements; Materials and modes of manufacture; Classification of the implements About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.