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The red lines are quillwork, made with porcupine quills. This technique was used for hundreds of years before beadwork became popular in the 1800s with glass beads from Venice.

These kinds of triangles are called step triangles.

The dark blue shapes are called buffalo tracks, space or part-between.

Tripe design.

“Two-color, elongated diamond shapes are usually called the Feather, Whirlwind or Breath of Life design.”

Four directions

Women of several tribes started making moccasins with beaded soles in the 1880s.

“Twisted design” (beads in diagonal checker rows)

Box designs. The squares often represented bags.

Boxes with inverted triangles were common in the Shoshone tribe, therefore known as Shoeshone design.

All images and information from Wyoming State Museum’s Beautiful Shoes (2012) which also explains different techniques, and the same museum’s moccasin page at Göögle Arts & Culture.

Perl Quine Scarf by @knityak, available here. A quine is a program that copies its own source code as output.

‘The Hair Sucks’ by Jaanus Samma (2012)

Teletext Monster Girl t-shirt by Raquel Meyers, available at society6.

‪’Teletext‬ Monster Girl’ by Raquel Meyers
TOTE BAG 16″ X 16″  at Society6. Get it here!

Björn Borg claims to have a bunch of “ASCII underwear”. But… sorry mr. Borg – you got it all wrong. Again.

Girl’s blouse from San Vicente Coatlan, Oaxaca Mexico.
Pic by Karen Elwell.

Yoruba shawl cloth from the 1950s, via.