Whimsy Pin Cushion Niagara
Whimsy Pin Cushion NiagaraA crafter created this Antique Niagara Pin Cushion Whimsy in a spade shape. The artist used clear, transparent yellow, and white seed beads with clear, yellow, brown and light blue basket beads to make the pictorial design. This piece has red velveteen fabric and has the words Niagara Falls beaded on the front. They used basket and seed beads to make the tassels and seed beads on the beaded hanging loop. The whimsy has very little bead loss and is in great condition. The beautiful green polished cotton back has minimal fading.
This whimsy is a classic example of Beaded Whimsy tourist souvenirs. Native American crafters in the border regions between Canada and the United States at the turn of the 20th century created many of these whimsies for the tourist trade. This Pin Cushion will make an unusual addition to your antique or whimsy collection!
It measures about 4.5″ long x 4.5″ wide. The thickness is about 2″.
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