Antique Native American Indian Iroquois Beaded Box Cylinder Purse
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This is a beaded cylinder or box purse made around 1880-1910 by the Iroquois indians and sold to tourists around Niagara Falls. It has a leather base covered in a coral or salmon colored raw silk material and decorated with clear beads along all edges. The silk is threadbare on the front of the area under the flap and on the left rear of the back. It closes with a hook and eye. The flap and back of the purse have a clear, white and teal beaded decoration sewn onto it. All of these beads appear to be intact. It has two multiple strand beaded tassles on the bottom, and some of the beads are missing. The purse also has a clear beaded 11-1/2" handle. The interior is lined with a soft cotton-like material.
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- Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
- 1880's - 1910's
- Width: 3.5 inches
- Height: 2.5 inches
- Depth: 0 inch
- Weight: 0 pound