“Between Worlds” Beaded Parfleche Vessel

This vessel is inspired by a traditional Kiowa parfleche, a type of container made from rawhide (deerskin that has not been tanned, and is stiff). There are several traditional parfleches in the Museum collection, but they are in the form of flat, rectangular containers, like an envelope, and the Kiowa traditional form is cylindrical.    Greeves, […]