Métis Beading & Embroidery
The Métis were known as the Flower Beadwork People.
Metis Beadwork Understanding Metis Beadwork - Click the link to access an article explaining some of the common motifs in Métis beadwork, especially its Ojibway influences.
Metis Beadwork: Understanding Metis Beadwork
2009 Metis Vest from Mousetrap Clothiers - Beading design by Métis artists Christi Belcourt. Black wool with old beads
Métis sash loom pattern by jo-the-phoenix on deviantART
Metis sash loom pattern by jo-the-phoenix on deviantART
Embroidered Métis panel bag ca 1846, used for carrying personal medicines, tobacco, and flint and steel for making fire. This Métis panel bag was collected in 1846 by Paul Kane. It is believed he acquired it from the Métis in the Red River region in what is now southern Manitoba.
Embroidered Métis panel bag, used for carrying personal medicines, tobacco, and flint and steel for making fire. From the Royal Ontario Museum
Métis beadwork Octopus bag close up. Louis Riel Institute
Native American Artworks -- Susan Shatreau-Janisky
Cree Métis Bag c. 1875 Manitoba, Canada. Wool cloth, beads, silk. Mrs. E.C. McDonald Collection; Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian - George Gustav Heye Center, New York; beading, beadwork, bead work, emroidery