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Northern Plain Beaded Pouch

Auction:
2074
Lot:
179
Sold for:
$2,760$2,400

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

Description:

Northern Plain Beaded Pouch, Crow, c. 1880s, the rectangular commercial hide form, beaded on the front in geometric devices using white-center red, dark and light blue, and greasy yellow seed beads, with tin cone danglers along the bottom, original tag reads "From the Crow Indian 'Alligator' Crow Agency Montana Ty April 27th 1888," lg. 4 1/2 in. Provenance: Collected on the Crow Reservation in the late 1880s.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Crow Agency, Bead, Beadwork, Black Hills War, Crow Nation, Montana