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Western Great Lakes Quilled and Beaded Decoration

Auction:
2074
Lot:
201
Sold for:
$4,313$3,750

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

Description:

Western Great Lakes Quilled and Beaded Decoration, possibly Ojibwa, c. late 18th century, three cloth backed hide panels connected by ten quill plaited hide strips, the panels quilled on one side, each with a different geometric device, with a row of white pony beads on the ends of each panel, quill colors are red-orange, dark blue, and white, possibly used as a cradle decoration, (damage), lg. 37 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

geometric device, Beadwork, Native American art