Category: Beads

Bird Whimsy

Bird Whimsy

Native American Bird Whimsy Artist: Lorna Hill (1937-2012) Culture/People: Cayuga Nation Place: Northeast Canada Media: Beads, velvet, thread, and stuffing Dims: 4 x 8.5 in. (10.1 x 21.59 cm) Date: c. 1990s Description:  RTC No: NA1113Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011 Do you...
Horse Mask

Horse Mask

Native American Horse Mask Artist: Joyce Growing Thunder Culture/People: Assiniboine (Nakota) Place: Fort Peck, Montana Media: Beads, muslin backing, turkey feathers, metal discs, and beads Dims: 16.5 x 17.5 in. (41.9 x 44.5 cm) Date: 2000 Description: Take a moment...
Mukluks

Mukluks

Native American Mukluks Artist: Rowena Blackjack Culture/People: Tutchone, Carmacks Band Place: Yukon, Canada Media: Leather, fur, and beads Dims: 16 x 7  11.25 in. (50 x 18 x 28 cm) Date: 1988 Description: In 1988, Ted drove 2960 miles along the Transcontinental...
Skirt

Skirt

Name Here Skirt Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Taman Dyak Place: Southeast Asia Media: Beads and pineapple fiber Dims: 14.7 x 32.5 in. (37.3 x 82.5 cm) Date: c. 1875 – early 20th C. Description: This panel features two design elements classic to Taman beadwork....
Child’s Vest

Child’s Vest

Native American Child’s Vest Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Omaha (attrib.) Place: Eastern Plains Media: Hide, beads, and cloth Dims: 10.5 x 14.25 in. (26.67 x 36.2 cm) Date: c. 1880 Description:  “Wow! Somebody Must Have Really Loved That Child!” I...