Quillwork


A Gallery of Original Designs

No one can truly understand the treatment and preservation of any kind of art object without a solid understanding of the art form itself, its history, techniques and materials. This page is dedicated to the fine art of Native American porcupine quillwork. All of the pieces featured here are original designs created by Nancy. For more information, please visit our blog for an ongoing discussion of some of the quillwork techniques shown here.

Ojibway style moccasins
Ojiway style moccasins
Quilled sheath
Quilled knife sheath
keyholes
Keyholes with quill-wrapped horsehair
Pipestem
Fine quill wrapped pipestem
Multiquill plaited sheath
Knife sheath with multiquill plaiting
Huron style quillwork
Huron style quill embroidery
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