Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Wears His Glory by K. Henderson

Wears His Glory , oil on linen, 30 x 40

Despite what you may have seen in the movies, the Plains Indians didn't (and don't) wear fancy beaded and quilled shirts everyday. They are for Special Occasions.

These highly decorated shirts were created for honored community members. The hair locks are said to embody personal power. And they add beauty to the shirt

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