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Northern Plains Man's Beaded Hide Shirt and Leggings

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2376
Lot:
179
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2376
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 23, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Northern Plains Man's Beaded Hide Shirt and Leggings, Blackfoot, c. first quarter 20th century, both with fringe and perforated tabs off the bottom and sides, the beaded strips and shirt bib with multicolored geometric patterns profusely decorated with ermine tails, bugle beads, wool wrappings, etc., (insect damage), shirt lg. 31, leggings lg. 29 in.

Provenance: Edward Averill.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

Edward Averill, Bead, Beadwork, Blackfoot, Ermine, Fashion, Leggings, Plains tribes, Shirt

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