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Beaded Whimsy, Niagara Falls style

ca. 1900 Unidentified (Seneca/Iroquois) glass beads on cardboard-reinforced cotton with wool and sawdust 15 7/8 x 7 x 2 3/8 in. (40.2 x 17.7 x 6.0 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson 1986.65.356 Not currently on view


Dress - accessory - shoe

Object - other - flag

decorative arts - fiber

folk art

fabric - cotton

readymade - beads