Beaded watch pocket - ROM2005_6010_2


Beaded watch pocket

Maker: Haudenosaunee (Iroquois)
Medium:Wool, silk, glass beads
Geography: Great Lakes, Canada or USA
Date: 1850-1900
11.3 x 9 cm
Object number: 991.141.2
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Flavia Redelmeier
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture

Haudenosaunee bead workers created many kinds of beautiful items for sale to tourists. The beaded items like this hat were designed to appeal to Victorian tastes, but they had more than economic significance for the Haudenosaunee makers.
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