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Plains Indian Museum

Iroquois 18
cardboard 274 backing 7 cotton 256 pony 43 velvet 90 polished 27 Clear 61 basket 27 clear blue 7 sequins 38 oval 18 clear red 10 cream colored 5 gold 240 ornately shaped clear green 12 brown 254 heavy 25 clear amber 7 Beads 2617 Gray 59 made for white man twill 15 faded violet thread 225 seed 1420 Red 1061 pink 230 cloth 876 cut-outs 3 yellow 526 White 769 blue 690
picture frame
leaves 21 flowers 46
ca. 1900
L: 11.5 in, depth: 1.125 in, H: 10.5 in
Structures and Furnishings: Unclassified. Ornately shaped cardboard frame covered with faded violet velvet beaded in flowers and leaves with clear, clear blue, clear red, clear green, and clear amber pony beads, frame has 2 vertical oval cut-outs for pictures surrounded with gold sequins centered with yellow seed beads and backed with unfaded violet velvet; outer border is beaded with clear pony beads all the way around; handle at top consists of 2 strands of clear pony beads strung on heavy cream thread; 5 groups of looped dangles at bottom of frame in clear pony beads and pink, brown, blue, gray and white basket beads; backing is cardboard covered on the outside with blue twill and covers the lower 3/4 of frame, upper 1/4 of the front is covered on back with red polished cotton. ---One strand of handle is broken and missing beads. Bottom border is missing a couple rows of beads. Indian photos that came in the frame were removed to Archives.
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