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Iroquois Woman's Bag
mid-1800s

Souvenir from Niagara Falls
The distinctive line beadwork on this handbag identifies it as Iroquios. It was made between 1840 and 1859, most likely by a female member of the Iroquois tribe. The Iroquois lived near Niagara Falls, NY, where they sold souvenirs like this one to visiting tourists.

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Dimensions, 5-1/4" x 5"
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