Whimsy Watch Pocket Raised
This Beaded Antique Raised Watch Pocket Whimsy has a raised pictorial design made with with clear, yellow and blue seed beads and gray basket beads on red cotton fabric. Three tassels hang from the center of the floral design and are made with clear seed beads and blue basket beads. The polished cotton that covers the back has some staining but does not have any tears. The red cotton fabric has worn away on many spots on the front of the piece.
It is a classic example of a Beaded Whimsy tourist souvenir. 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 whimsy comes in the shape of a wall pocket that holds your pocket watch. This Beaded Whimsy will make an unusual addition to your antique or whimsy collection!
It measures approx. 7.75″ x 4.5″ not including the Basket Bead loops.
One of a kind!
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