Antique handmade beaded pincushion in the shape of a heart with bead tassels and "Dear Mother" beaded in the center, unsigned, maker unknown. Appears to be late Victorian era Iroquois or other Native American Indian whimsie. Measures about 6 1/2 inches tall. Very good condition with no obvious damage. Shows only some light fabric wear, beading looks nice and intact as pictured. Refer to the photos for a better idea of the condition and style of the design, you will receive the exact pin cushion that is pictured.