The Art Museum : The beads

Look at this work.

DSC_0043-small DSC_0044-small DSC_0045-small DSC_0046-small DSC_0047-small DSC_0048-small DSC_0049-smallA child’s vest from the Flathead tribe, from 1930.  Glass beads on cloth.

DSC_0052-small DSC_0053-small DSC_0054-small DSC_0056-small DSC_0057-smallI’ve never done bead work, but I can see that the time that took to make these, must have been many, many hours.  And what a beautiful cloth at the end.  Amazing!

 

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