01-11-2003 01-11-2003
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2132 Boston
January 11, 2003 10:00 AMCalender
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Two Plains Items

$353$300
Auction: Sale #2132 - 2132 Location: Boston Date / Time: January 11, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Two Plains Items, c. late 19th century, pair of man's smoked hide half leggings, Northern Plains, partially beaded on one side with multicolored abstract floral devices; and a Central Plains beaded hide strip, (minor bead loss to strip), leggings lg. 18 in.

Provenance: John Greene, after descent through the Greene family. George A. Greene Sr. (1864-1933) married Elizabeth Gallagher, daughter of Peter and Nanniet Gallagher. Peter Gallagher (1805-1871) was an Indian agent, and these items are believed to have been given to the family from the Shoshone culture, possibly by the Nez Perce, a large Idaho tribe.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

multicolored abstract floral devices, Peter Gallagher, John Greene, Nanniet Gallagher, Elizabeth Gallagher, George A. Greene Sr.