Sioux Quill and Beadwork
Designs and Techniques. By Carrie A. Lyford. Softcover. 116 pgs.
This reprints a 1940 publication by Carrie Lyford. The book discusses designs you can create using Porcupine Quills and Glass Seed Beads. It provides advice on the materials you will need to make several items.
The author suggests items patterned after those made by the Plains and Woodland Indians. The book explains techniques for dyeing and working with porcupine quills. It also provides an overview of beadwork techniques.
Black & white illustrations. Note: This is the same text as 5000-001-011 in a larger format.
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