09-15-2001 09-15-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2074
September 15, 2001 10:00 AMCalender
178

Northern Plains Beaded Cloth and Hide Watch Case

$1,265$1,100
Auction: Sale #2074 - 2074 Location: Bolton Date / Time: September 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Northern Plains Beaded Cloth and Hide Watch Case, Crow, c. 1880s, the teardrop-shaped form beaded on the front with multicolored geometric devices, the back covered in calico, original tag reads "Watch case made by Crow Indian half breed Martha Rumpard(?) Crow Agency, Mont, ty 1888," lg. 7 in. Provenance: Collected on the Crow Reservation in the late 1880s.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Mont, Martha Rumpard