Reflection of a Dream, 36 x 30, oil on canvas
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Gifts from the Ocean is 30 x 36, oil on canvas
Elk eye teeth were often used.The number of teeth used was a sign of wealth. A cheaper substitute for teeth were cowrie shells which were a Trade item. The shape of the shell was similar to teeth and gave the same decorative effect.
This painting shows a red velvet dress with many cowrie shells
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