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raisedbymyths:

The sunrise dance is a White Mountain Apache four day ceremony in which a girl passes from childhood to womanhood. | cattail pollen is something holy to the Apache people. it is used as a blessing. on saturday and sunday she is showered with the bright yellow powder. all the people in attendance pick up a handful of pollen from a basket and shake it over her head. each says prayers in their minds. then her father pours candies and corn kernels over her to protect her from famine.

raisedbymyths:

The sunrise dance is a White Mountain Apache four day ceremony in which a girl passes from childhood to womanhood. | cattail pollen is something holy to the Apache people. it is used as a blessing. on saturday and sunday she is showered with the bright yellow powder. all the people in attendance pick up a handful of pollen from a basket and shake it over her head. each says prayers in their minds. then her father pours candies and corn kernels over her to protect her from famine.

wandering-between-worlds:

{ Feeling especially nomadic today }

Random images from my personal collection of inspiration (unknown source) 

pogphotoarchives:

Navajo weaver working at loom
Date: 1920?Negative Number 035805

pogphotoarchives:

Navajo weaver working at loom

Date: 1920?
Negative Number 035805

hifructosemag:

Emerging NYC-based artist Lala Abaddon’s journey through the art world started with analog photography and poetry. The idea of creating works that carry more than one story always fascinated her, and Abaddon felt like she found the answer when she wove her first piece. Interested in the process of deconstruction and reconstruction, she decided to cut up multiple existing photographs and weave them into new images.

As Abaddon discovered, these pieces concealed the original photographs within the new, abstract compositions. They also had a unique texture that added a whole different dimension to flat photo prints. Soon enough, the works started getting bigger and the patterns started getting more complex and elaborate. Her initial woven works began as 8 by 10 inch pieces, hand cut using a ruler and a box cutter. Abaddon is now using a stationary rail cutter and has recently finished creating a composition that is comprised of two 30 by 40 inch weaves. This work, along with a couple of other new ones, will be exhibited at a group show organized by Mecka NYC opening tomorrow at Hotel Particulier. Read more on Hi-Fructose.

etsyfindoftheday:

etsyfindoftheday 2 | 10.20.14
furry electric bubblegum fields woven tapestry by jujujust

this bright tapestry is my newest favorite from seller jujujust — i love the mottled, vibrant pinks and purples mixed with the neutrals. love the stripe of fringe at the bottom, too :) please be mine, furry electric bubblegum friend!

etsyfindoftheday:

etsyfindoftheday 2 | 10.20.14

furry electric bubblegum fields woven tapestry by jujujust

this bright tapestry is my newest favorite from seller jujujust — i love the mottled, vibrant pinks and purples mixed with the neutrals. love the stripe of fringe at the bottom, too :) please be mine, furry electric bubblegum friend!