tank with embroidery and cinched neckline #maurices

tank with embroidery and cinched neckline #maurices

Large pumpkin gourd that I painted with Rosemary West in Harlingen, Texas.

Large pumpkin gourd that I painted with Rosemary West in Harlingen, Texas.

Africa | Currency object from the Yoruba people of Nigeria. | Gourd, coins, leather and natural fiber

Africa | Currency object from the Yoruba people of Nigeria. | Gourd, coins, leather and natural fiber

Africa | Calabash (gourd) vessel from Cameroon or Nigeria | Gourd, twine, raffia and cowrie shells

Africa | Calabash (gourd) vessel from Cameroon or Nigeria | Gourd, twine, raffia and cowrie shells

☀Puerto Rico☀Mamey

☀Puerto Rico☀Mamey

A bird mask, wood carved with abalone inlay and black and red pigment.  Collection: The National Museum of the American Indian - New York via Tommy Joseph FB

A bird mask, wood carved with abalone inlay and black and red pigment. Collection: The National Museum of the American Indian - New York via Tommy Joseph FB

antler and pine needle gourd art | Pine needle weaving. One of my favorite things and the final touch to ...

antler and pine needle gourd art | Pine needle weaving. One of my favorite things and the final touch to ...

Kenia - tribes and wildlife | Cultural performance of the Pokot people.  The Pokot people are categorized under the larger Kalenjin tribes grouping of Kenyan Nilotic speakers because they have oral traditions of a similar origin. They speak the Pokot  language. The Pokot people live in the Baringo and Western  Pokot districts of Kenya and also in the Eastern Karamoja region of Uganda. The Pokots are dived into two main sub-groups depending of their location and way of life. The two groups…

Kenia - tribes and wildlife | Cultural performance of the Pokot people. The Pokot people are categorized under the larger Kalenjin tribes grouping of Kenyan Nilotic speakers because they have oral traditions of a similar origin. They speak the Pokot language. The Pokot people live in the Baringo and Western Pokot districts of Kenya and also in the Eastern Karamoja region of Uganda. The Pokots are dived into two main sub-groups depending of their location and way of life. The two groups…

Nkechi and Anu’s Happy Ever After

Nkechi and Anu’s Happy Ever After

In Norway all brides wore some kind of special headdress.  In the south and east of the country it was usually made  of cloth or other material, smothered with ribbons, beads  and silver appliqués. Bridal crowns were mainly used in  the west of Norway. These crowns are full of symbolic  values. The crown itself recalls the crown of the Virgin,  and represents purity or virginity.

In Norway all brides wore some kind of special headdress. In the south and east of the country it was usually made of cloth or other material, smothered with ribbons, beads and silver appliqués. Bridal crowns were mainly used in the west of Norway. These crowns are full of symbolic values. The crown itself recalls the crown of the Virgin, and represents purity or virginity.

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