Africa | Animal hide back apron / cache sexe from the Yei women of northern western Botswana, on the edges of the Okavango swamps | ca. from the mid 20th century, although the beaded strips and ostrich shells have been recycled from an earlier piece. | Animal skin, glass beads, ostrich shell beads || The bottom image the piece has been combined with a back belt, as it would have been worn.
Beading Artistry for Quilts ~ By Thom Atkin C Publishing
Photograph of a precious 16th century embroidered prayer book with embroidered decorative binding in the collection of the Folger Shakespeare Library. The rare book volume includes bible Psalms and the cover is embroidered with silver thread, gold thread, and tiny pearls. Photograph by Nathan Benn taken with kind permission of the Folger Shakespeare Library in 1986. From www.shakespeareli...
Seed bead woven bracelets Seed bead bracelet by LauriginalDesigns
Beaded horse cuff, the Cedar Chest (Osage owned)
Nez Perce Beaded Moccasins, c. 1910s-20s
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b1457.jpg (221×500) Lakota? Pipe Bag