bead

late 20th century

This is a round Mandala disc wall hanging that is that is covered with beads and small found objects.

late 20th century

This is an assemblage sculpture that consists of a mannequin bust on a rectangular base that is covered with beads and small mosaic pieces. Two small gold busts of Michelangelo's David are...

1983

A pair of handmade sandals/mules (slides) by Gaza Bowen. The turned up toe is made more obvious by its bright yellow color, trimmed with magenta. A: The right sandal is made of white and blue...

c.1987

This collection of eight garments, worn by Nancy Reagan, when she was First Lady of California and First Lady of the United States, illustrates fashionable stylistic changes in the work of...

c.1984

This collection of eight garments, worn by Nancy Reagan, when she was First Lady of California and First Lady of the United States, illustrates fashionable stylistic changes in the work of...

c. 1912-1914

This is an evening dress, or a party dress of pink silk crepe de chine, is designed to be worn by a young woman. The empire style bodice is decorated with bands of beading on net, edged with...

circa 1880

Pair Woman's Shoes. Description: Kid pumps with small heel; brown ribbon, brown rosette at toe centered with black beading; A: right, marked on white kid lining B2/4; B: laft; C: box "...

Necklace made of stone white beads, with blue glass beads and red glass beads. It also has three silver round beads. Collected in Clearlake area.

Footstool covered with hand-worked needlepoint and beading This is more an ornament than a stool. Would you want to put your feet on such a delicate thing? A Victorian woman made this stool to...

ca. 1910

Basket, ceremonial, coiled weave. Twenty-five stitches to an inch, design in fern root (?) ornamented with quail tips and small shell wampum, sewed on with turquoise blue beads, flexible handle...

Basket, trinket, small, very fine, coiled weave, black pattern. Blue bead decoration.

"Pomo attribution."(Reggiardo,79)[vv,6/91]

"Pomo sedge and bulrush root basket with blue glass...

mid 19th century

Necklace, beads, (Spanish Exchange Beads)

"Mid 19th century, Italian produced glass beads." (Craig Bates, 7/91)

1877

This silver filigree hair ornament is part of a set of Indian silver filigree jewelry sent to Margaret Kellett by her father, Major Edward Young Kellett, a doctor in the Royal Army Medical Corps...

late 19th c. or early 20th c.

Abacus. Description: teak wood, bamboo slides for circular beads with sharp rims; ivory strip veneer with Chinese letters divides beads, Newcastle Chinese.

(D. Peterson 2/79) Date: 20th...

collected Dec. 30, 1910 - Jan. 12, 1911

Basket, round, feather decorated. Received from: Mrs. Kilbar.

"Coiled, feathers, string of red and white beads attached to rim for use as handle."(Reggiardo,9/78)

"Central or...

1895

Shadow box - Basket with handle holding sprays of flowers & leaves made of hair. Dotted with small pearl, white, & glass beads. The box is lined with white china silk, trimmed with cream...

c. 1900

Basket bowl, rounded, incurve top. Coiled; dec. unknown des. in redbud below; 6 bands white glass beads above

"Probably Yuki construction. Unusual beading."(L. Dawson,65)

"Not...

19th century

Basket, round. dec. with beads

"Coiled. Three rows of red and hwite beads dewn on rim. One row of redbud runs horizontally."(Reggiardo,9/78)[vv,6/91]

"Sedge and redbud. Opaque...

collected prior to June, 1915

Basket, covered with red & blue feathers. Pendants of glass beads & abalone shell row of shell wampum, & row of quail tips around border. Type called "Sun Basket" "...

Basket bowl. Miwok Tribe

"Mush server."(LR)

"Probably Northern Miwok from Ione. Beads possibly strung on twisted sinew. Basket of sedge root and bracken fern root, encrusted with...

c. 1945-1975

Basket. Description: Miniature coiled, beaded basket; Wappo/Pomo style. Diagonal bands of white and orange beads cover the basket. Dimensions: 28mm(d); 18mm(h) History: See Donor File.

mid 19th century

Beads appear to be mid 19th century Italian beads: white opaque glass paste; dark green centered red variants of the cornaline d'allepo. Strung on commercial thread.

c.1910?

Item D might be a child's necklace. Donor indicated that her mother, Sarah Leong had played with these objects as a child.

1920-1925

purse (beaded bag). Description: plum-colored silk and cotton velveteen bag, with metal closure and chain; embroidered with beads in two patterns; one is a checkerboard pattern of yellow and...

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