Sept. 25, 2011 – Jan. 8, 2012

Carnaval!

Mardis Gras Facts: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Selection of Mardi gras “throws” from New Orleans, Louisiana, c. 1940 - 2008. Left to right: Zulu Coconut, Zulu medallion beads, Throw doubloon, Pete Fountain’s Half-fast Walking Club medallion beads, Orpheus medallion beads, throw doubloon, and two sets of traditional glass beads.
Photo by E.G. Schempf.