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Southern Plains Beaded Commercial Leather and Hide Dispatch Bag

Auction:
2473
Lot:
225
Sold for:
$11,258$9,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2473
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Southern Plains Beaded Commercial Leather and Hide Dispatch Bag, Kiowa, c. last quarter 19th century, decorated on the front and flap with multicolored abstract geometric devices, the back with one row of beadwork at the bottom, yellow stained hide fringe hangs from the flap and bottom, commercial leather carrying strap, lg. of bag without fringe 11 in.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

multicolored abstract geometric devices, Bag, Beadwork, Comanche Campaign, Demography, Kiowa, Native American tribes, Plains tribes

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