Across Borders: Beadwork in Iroquois Life

December 9, 2001 – May 19, 2002

National Museum of the American Indian George Gustav Heye Center
Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House
One Bowling Green
New York, NY

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House

The artistic, cultural, economic, and political significance of beadwork in the lives of the Iroquois people is examined through more than 300 examples, including clothing, moccasins, beaded picture frames. How beadwork has been used to cross cultural boundaries is also examined.