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Plains Beaded Hide Pipe Bag

Auction:
2074
Lot:
142
Sold for:
$6,900$6,000

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Auction:
Sale #2074 - 2074
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
September 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Plains Beaded Hide Pipe Bag, Cheyenne, c. 1870s, the four-tab top edge beaded in white and white-center red seed beads, the buckskin bag sinew sewn with three feather devices on each side above the typical bar design pattern, panel colors include white, dark bottle green, pumpkin, and Kiowa red, the fringe and bag with traces of yellow pigment, lg. 18 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

feather devices, Bead, Beadwork, Buckskin, Cheyenne, Comanche Campaign, Kiowa, Native American art, Native American tribes, Pipe bag, Plains tribes