Beadwork Adorns the World Opening in April

On Exhibition April 22, 2018 – February 3, 2019


“Economic Conundrum” cradle, 2010 Maker: Thomas “Red Owl” Haukaas. Brain-tanned elk hide, glass beads, thread, hawk bells, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas

“ndn girlz / rez girlz,” 2009 Teri Greeves (b. 1970, Kiowa nation) High-heeled canvas sneakers, glass beads 10 x 9 x 3.5 in. (25.4 x 22.9 x 8.9 cm.) New Mexico Arts, Art in Public Places Permanent Collection Photograph by Dan Barsotti

Fon’s royal stool, 19th century Bamileke peoples Grasslands, Cameroon Wood, glass beads, raffia cloth 16 1/8 x 17 ¾ x 19 6/8 in. (41 x 45 x 50 cm.) The Field Museum, 175558 Photograph by John Weinstein

Violin case, 1891 Brulé Lakota Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota, USA Glass beads, commercial wood case, native-tanned hide, metal trim 32 x 10 x 4.5 in. (81.3 x 25.4 x 11.4 cm.) Stars and Stripes Foundation, San Francisco, California

Man’s belt, 1881-1921 Romania Leather, cotton, glass beads, metal 34 13/16 x 3 15/16 in. (88.5 x 10 cm.) Museum of International Folk Art, Gift of the Hendershott Family, A.2009.64.2 Photograph by Blair Clark

China poblana blouse, c. 1935 Puebla city and state, México Cotton, glass beads, 24 ½ x 21 1/16 in. (62.25 x 53.5 cm.) Gift of Florence Dibell Bartlett, Museum of International Folk Art, A.1955.1.135 Photograph by Addison Doty

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