09-15-2001 09-15-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
September 15, 2001 10:00 AMCalender

Northern Plains Beaded and Quilled Hide Pouch

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


Northern Plains Beaded and Quilled Hide Pouch, Crow, c. 1870s, the square buffalo hide pouch with long triangular flap beaded with classic Crow geometric devices in white-center red, green, dark blue, and white on a medium blue ground, with a long unadorned belt and quill-wrapped fringes, original tag reads "Sioux Indian Man's Ornament used by dancers Crow Agency Montana 1889," (some bead loss), flap lg. 10 1/2 in. Provenance: Collected on the Crow Reservation in the late 1880s.
Estimate $4,000-6,000