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<img width="640" height="871" src="" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Close-up view of the back of a wooden chair, a rectangular shape with concave edges and, embedded into it on deer hide, glass beads in white, brown, blue, red, green, and orange forming graphic abstract shapes." decoding="async" loading="lazy" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset=" 777w, 221w, 170w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="43614" data-permalink="" data-orig-file="" data-orig-size="777,1057" data-comments-opened="0" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;11&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;Matt Flynn&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;Canon EOS 5DS&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;1646431187&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;This image may not be reproduced without authorization from Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;50&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;100&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0.00625&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;1&quot;}" data-image-title="featured" data-image-description="" data-image-caption="&lt;p&gt;Ah-Day: The Favorite One’s Chair, 2002; Designed and made by Teri Greeves (American [Kiowa], born 1970) and Dennis Esquivel (American [Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa], born 1970); Cherry wood, glass beads, deer hide, metal, and brass tacks; H x W x D: 96.5 × 33 × 48.3 cm (38 × 13 × 19 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund, 2022-16-1&lt;/p&gt;" data-medium-file="" data-large-file="" /><p>Teri Greeves embellishes traditional woodwork with glass beads to celebrate her Kiowa culture and ancestry.</p><p>The post <a href="">Year of Glass: Contemporary Native American Beadwork</a> first appeared on <a href="">Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum</a>.</p>
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