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QUILLWORKED DECORATION [1 record]

Record 1 1985-07-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Various Decorative Arts
  • Embroidery (General)
DEF

skin coat with painted and quillworked decoration.

OBS

quillwork: ornamentation of skin, barks, or fabrics by overlaying with porcupine quills.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Arts décoratifs divers
  • Broderie (Généralités)
CONT

l'art des Indiens des plaines consistait dans (...) la confection de beaux vêtements de peau assouplie ornés d'une profusion de broderie en piquants de porc-épic ou, par la suite, en perles.

Spanish

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