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Apache Beadwork Instructions and Designs

Design Book
ca. 1900 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Printed instruction book 'Apache Beadwork Instructions and Designs'. With instructions and designs containing patterns and instructions for the user.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Printed
Brief description
Printed instruction book 'Apache Beadwork Instructions and Designs' made for Faudel, Phillips & Sons, England, ca. 1900
Physical description
Printed instruction book 'Apache Beadwork Instructions and Designs'. With instructions and designs containing patterns and instructions for the user.
Marks and inscriptions
'Apache Beadwork Instructions and Designs containing patterns and instructions for user' (Printed on the book)
Credit line
Given by Mrs P.M.E. Orr
Object history
Registered File number 1987/997. Part of a Beadwork loom set with cottons, beads, needles and other accessories 'for the weaving of Indian Beadwork, Belts, Sashes, Chains, Fobs, etc,' (T.161 to P-1987).



The bead loom and accessories belonged to Mrs Henry Betham Robinson (1864-1948) who in 1896 married a surgeon working at St. Thomas's Hospital. She settled at 1 Upper Wimpole Street where she lived until 1918. She was an antiquarian and collector, and was interested in embroidery and other crafts.
Collection
Accession number
T.161A-1987

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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