Found: Bog Shoes
Photograph by Robert Clark, National Geographic September 2007 pg. 83 For this Found Stuff Friday these aren't exactly my find. They were found on an iron age bog person in Northern Europe. Bog people were thrown into peat bogs, possibly as a ceremonial sacrifice, and their bodies were preserved. Look how the fit is achieved through slits. It also uses less leather, not to mention how stylish they are! Would this technique work with hand felting? What would you use it for?
Inuit woman, Selactuna, with baby
Image number: ND-1-101a Title: Inuit woman (Selactuna), carrying baby on her back, Nome (?), Alaska. Date: 1903 Format of original: glass negative : b&w ; 8" x 10" Photographer/Illustrator: Lomen Brothers, Nome, Alaska Remarks: Studio portrait. Woman wearing beaded necklaces and earrings; baby's hood has bead decoration. Woman also has Tattoo/markings on chin. Subject(s): Inuit - Children / Inuit - Clothing / Inuit - Women / Inuit - Personalities / Inuit - Beadwork / Tattooing Order this…
The 5 Most Secluded Cultures In The World
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By Commission Only - Coyote, Wolf, Fox, or Bobcat Skin Headdress
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The Lost Boys From ‘Hook’: Where Are They Now? (PHOTOS)
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A skin walker is a human who is able to shape-shift into various animal forms through witchcraft. Skin-walkers are generally considered frightening, evil, dangerous, and difficult to kill.