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Northern Plains Beaded and Quilled Hide Pouch

Auction:
2074
Lot:
177
Sold for:
$14,950$13,000

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

Description:

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

Keywords

Beadwork, Black Hills War, Crow, Crow Nation, Plains tribes