09-15-2001 09-15-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2074
September 15, 2001 10:00 AMCalender
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Plains Beaded and Quilled Hide Mans Moccasins

$2,760$2,400
Auction: Sale #2074 - 2074 Location: Bolton Date / Time: September 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Plains Beaded and Quilled Hide Man's Moccasins, c. 1880s, the soft hide uppers with quilled vamps in a barred pattern in red, yellow, purple, orange, and light blue quills, bordered with one row of light blue, pumpkin, and black beadwork, original tag reads 'Moccasins from the Crow Indian 'Pretty buffalo' Crow Agency, Montana April 4, 1889," (quill loss), lg. 10 1/2 in. Provenance: Collected on the Crow Reservation in the late 1880s.
Estimate $1,200-1,600

Keywords

Crow Agency