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Western Great Lakes Beaded Cloth Shot Pouch

Auction:
2074
Lot:
198
Sold for:
$9,775$8,500

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

Description:

Western Great Lakes Beaded Cloth Shot Pouch, possibly Cree, c. mid-19th century, the red cloth strap with black cloth inlay, olive worsted tape binding, partially beaded with linear and connecting diamond devices in white seed beads, the U-shaped pouch with a central bilateral floral device, the edge of beaded triangular silk ribbon applique, the beads in three shades of blue, green, red, clear, and greasy yellow, (the blue cloth pouch backing has been replaced), lg. 27 in.
Estimate $700-900

Keywords

bilateral floral device, central bilateral floral device, linear and connecting diamond devices, Bead, Beadwork