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Plains Beaded and Quilled Buffalo Hide Rifle Scabbard

Auction:
2473
Lot:
240
Sold for:
$23,700$20,000

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

Description:

Plains Beaded and Quilled Buffalo Hide Rifle Scabbard, Lakota, c. 1870s, fringed at mouth and barrel, red trade cloth edging, remnant quilled stripes, the beaded panels with hourglass and cross devices on a light blue ground, (minor bead loss), lg. 40 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Keywords

cross devices, Bead, Beadwork, Lakota

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