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Iroquois beaded watch pocket

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Description An Iroquois beaded watch pocket whimsy, circa the late 19th century. The object features an arabesque shape cut from red wool and backed with card, containing a pocket for a watch, heavily ornamented by raised beadwork in clear beads. Objects like these were made by Haudenosaunee women in the Niagara Falls region for sale to tourists.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 8 inches height
5 1/2 inches width
Nomenclature Wall pocket
Creation Made by Iroquois Indians
Subjects Made by Iroquois Indians
Used in Beaver Falls, Renville County, Minnesota, United States
Dakota Indians--Minnesota--Birch Coulee--Commerce
Used by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Indian. Building Furnishings. Household Accessories
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1870 - Not later than 1879

Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6587.2
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