Contemporary Threads

Contemporary Threads
Self-portrait captures photographer’s traditional embroidery.

Hobbyist photographer and artist Loriene Pearson captured herself on a July foggy morning. She laid out clothesline with her husband to catch the woven beauty of her embroidery. Pearson avidly showcases indigenous embroidery she self-taught herself three years ago. Pearson says the patterns are crafted and inspired by the women of her tribe’s—the Winnebago Tribe—appliqué patterns. Her work expresses symbols of family and tradition. 

Photographer: Loriene Pearson
Title: Ojibway Park — Self Portrait
Equipment: Nikon D7200

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