Navajo Horsehair Bustle an Authentic Native American made item made by the collaborative works of two artists: Dorthery Manning (beadwork) and Linda Lee (assembly) who are both registered members of the Navajo nation. This piece has overall hanging dimensions of 17x24 inches Showy for wall display & desirable for any collector of authentic Native American made artifacts. Detailed description: alternating bands of blonde & black horse tail hair is bundled & tightly wrapped in bright red yarn. These sections are held together by round light turquoise blue colored glass spacer beads to form a 18 diameter circle.
At the center of the bustle is some beautiful original beadwork. A large 4 inch diameter rosette with a 2.5x6 strip beneath it, both sewn to leather backing.11/0 size bead colors are aqua, black, bright red & light brown. Tan leather fringe hangs down below the center strip of bead work with additional long bundles of black horse tail hair on each side of it. There is a special leather strip with a hole punched in it for wall hanging display... But this bustle is fully functional as it also has leather tie straps at the backside on the center of the large rosette if someone should desire to use it to adorn their dance regalia. Comes with certificate of authenticity signed by one of the makers. The item "Horsehair Bustle w Beadwork Navajo Native American Indian 17x24 #15" is in sale since Wednesday, November 25, 2015. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1935-Now\Clothing & Moccasins". The seller is "debk255" and is located in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped worldwide.