Medium: glass beads, leather Technique: embroidery with beads
embroidery & stitching
Doll or fetish figure
late 19th–early 20th century
Research in Progress
Crude representation of a man, in small colored glass beads strung together and sewn around a tubular core of leather. Limp arms fastened to head, which is a pouch that fits over the top. Two leather thongs for carrying or fastening at top.