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American Decorative Arts

Beaded sewing case

ca. 1850

Silk with glass beads

8 × 4 3/4 in. (20.3 × 12.1 cm)
Gift of Mrs. J. W. Helliwell
1944.7
Geography: 
Made in North America
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Native American; Haudenosaunee (Iroquois)
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
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