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Beaded Heart

ca. 1890 Unidentified (Seneca/Iroquois) glass beads on velvet, cotton, and paper overall: approx. 20 x 10 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (50.8 x 27.3 x 7.0 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson 1986.65.355 Not currently on view


decorative arts - fiber

folk art

fabric - cotton

fabric - velvet



plant material

readymade - beads