Steven and William Ladd, ‘Antique Cuff’, 2006, Mingei International Museum

This cuff was made for our brother Matt. It is made with 19th century antique metal beads, thread, and a contemporary tubular silver clasp. It is constructed with peyote stitch with beaded carriers on either end connecting to the clasp. Red stripes, set every other row, race from one edge of the cuff about one-third of the way across on a background of various neutral tones.

Cuff dimensions: 7 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 1/4 inches.

Function and Fantasy: Steven and William Ladd. Mingei International Museum, San Diego, California. 2014. Curator Christine Knoke.

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