Native American Beadwork

Native American Beadwork

William C. Orchard


Native American artists are one of the such a lot expert practitioners of beadwork, and this vintage examine — in line with the broad collections within the Heye Foundation's Museum of the yankee Indian — deals a well-illustrated examine the intense number of beadwork equipment and their amazing results.
A much-admired style of people paintings, beadwork seems to be on not just garments and different kinds of private adornment but in addition on ceremonial and daily gadgets. The abundant illustrations during this survey comprise pictures of adorned goods: baskets and bowls, necklaces, gowns, cradles, and different goods, richly adorned in beads made up of gold and useful stones, shells, and bone. furthermore, quite a few figures depict info of the stitchery techniques.
Needleworkers, crafters, and aficionados of local American tradition will locate a lot inside those pages to excite their curiosity and enthusiasm.

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