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Central Plains Beaded and Quilled Hide Pipe Bag

Auction:
2473
Lot:
233
Sold for:
$21,330$18,000

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

Description:

Central Plains Beaded and Quilled Hide Pipe Bag, Lakota, c. late 19th century, with bead tabs and quill-wrapped ties from the top, beaded on one side with two American flags over a single bison and with geometric and cross devices, the reverse with geometric and cross devices and a single horse, with multicolored quill-wrapped rawhide slats and fringe from the bottom, remnant yellow pigment on hide, (some quill and bead loss), lg. 35 in.

Provenance: A New England historical society.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

geometric and cross devices, New England, Bead, Beadwork, Native American art, Pipe bag

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