19th c. Iroquois / Tuscarora Beaded Slipper Wall Pocket Niagara Style
Antique 19th c. Iroquois / Tuscarora Beaded Slipper Wall Pocket Niagara Style
A beautiful Tuscarora beaded wall pocket in the form of a ladies slipper. Covered in an intricate floral and leaf design of crystal glass seed beads, the red cotton cloth ground is edged in cream silk binding and finished with a looped edge beaded fringe. This dimensional style of clear bead floral design is representative of the fanciful and skillful Tuscarora souvenir beadwork of the Niagara Falls area.
Beadwork is completely intact except for a 1-1/2" portion of fringe on lower right side (could easily be repaired) and 1 strand on lower left. Red cotton ground and cream silk binding are in excellent condition, with only one tiny hole on back. Soft cream velvet hanging loop intact.Silk tie bows on either side are intact.
7-1/2" x 3-1/2" x 1"
(19.12cm x 8.9cm x 2.6cm)