Antique Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) Beaded Double Match Holder

$130

Antique Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) beaded double match holder. This antique beaded whimsy was crafted in 1904 and was most likely Mohawk made as they were famed for their beadwork. The word “matches” and the 1904 date are outlined in green beads. The other designs are picked out in shades of brown, tan, pink and white on a tan cotton background.

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Description

Antique Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) beaded double match holder. This antique beaded whimsy was crafted in 1904 and was most likely Mohawk made as they were famed for their beadwork. The word “matches” and the 1904 date are outlined in green beads. The other designs are picked out in shades of brown, tan, pink and white on a tan cotton background.

Dimensions
Excluding the tassles, the piece is 8½ inches (21.5 cm) long and 6 inches (15 cm) at its widest point. The tassles add an additional 1½ inches (4 cm) to the overall length.

Condition
There is some slight age staining to the background cotton (see photos) but amazingly enough there seems to be only one white sprengperlen bead missing at the top of the right-hand flower figure (see close-up photo).

Delivery or Pick-up
Please note that delivery, delivery insurance and duty, if applicable, are not included in the above price. Our checkout page will calculate the cost of Canada Post delivery based on your postal/zip code and/or location. We ship worldwide. You also have the option of picking up the item in Newburgh, Kingston or Napanee, Ontario, Canada. Sorry no refunds available once purchased. For more information feel free to contact us at: info@rogueshollowantiques.com

Additional information

Weight.6875 lbs
Dimensions9 × 6 × 5 in

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