Beadwork

Amazing work of a Metis traditional bead artist named Christi Belcourt.

These were listed on Ebay as Vintage Métis Indian Beaded Tasseled Deer Hide Snow Moccasins. I see a lot of similiarities in style to the Métis beadwork from  the H.S. Darvell estate.

These were listed on Ebay as Vintage Métis Indian Beaded Tasseled Deer Hide Snow Moccasins. I see a lot of similiarities in style to the Métis beadwork from the H.S. Darvell estate.

Métis Beaded Velvet Drawstring Bag, side two from the Museum of Natural and Cultural History.  For whatever reason I like the composition of side 2 better.  Stunning and such attention to detail.

Métis Beaded Velvet Drawstring Bag, side two from the Museum of Natural and Cultural History. For whatever reason I like the composition of side 2 better.

Janet Woppumnaweskum, Métis woman; Rupert's House, ca 1869.  Bernard Rogan Ross Black & White Print Archives of Ontario

Métis women in dress; fashioned after European design The Métis were descended from French or Scottish fur traders and First Nations women, and lived in Canada's prairies.

Hand-Woven Scarf or Belt | Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Métos Hand-Woven Scarf or Belt from Museum of Natural and Cultural History


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