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Bead Work

Bead Work

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Bead embroidery

Glass bead embroidery

Africa | Details from a belt from the Kuba people of DR Congo | Glass beads, shells, leather, natural fiber

South Africa | Necklaces from the Zulu people | Glass beads, plant fiber, brass | ca. 1915

Melanesia ~ Bismark Archipelago | Armband; glass seed beads, cotton, trade cloth | Early 20th century

Africa | Basket from Djibouti | Raphia, tassels, shells, and red, black, and white beads.

Basket - 2003-53-2 | Penn Museum Collections

SIOUX BEADED HIDE CRADLE of typical construction, the sack, thread and sinew-sewn in opaque and translucent glass beadwork, with concentric rectangular devices alternating with diamond designs, the opening edged with striped panels, surmounted by a rectangular tab with additional beaded details; lined with printed cotton cloth.

Lot | Sotheby's

Pipe Bag from the Native American Collection at the UVa Art Museum


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.

Sioux Pictorial Beaded Hide Vest

Lot | Sotheby's

Apache (Arizona), Round Bag, beads/tin cones/leather, c. 1890.


Flat bead work

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Child's tie & collar - native american antique beadwork by 120maron, via Flickr

Glass seed bead embroidery - love the design

embroidery with beads

Items similar to Marie Curies Shining Achievement on Etsy

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 Plateau panel belt

Beaded horse cuff, the Cedar Chest (Osage owned)


native beadwork | my beaded head-dress | native american beadwork

Bannock cradle board ca. 1900–1920 Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho Wood, hide, glass and bone beads, cotton thread, brass sequins and jingles, cowrie shells, velveteen