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March 14, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Lakota Beaded Hide Pictographic Coat

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Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2791BLocation: BostonDate / Time: March 14, 2015 10:00AM


Lakota Beaded Hide Pictographic Coat, c. 1890, with European cut and fringed at the edge and seams, cotton-lined collar and yellow pigment overall, beaded on front, back, and sleeves with multicolored equestrian figures, both riding and leading their horses, several warriors wearing war bonnets, breastplates, and carrying society staffs, with three stylized birds below the shoulders and collar, (minor stiffness to hide),lg. 41 in.

Provenance: Famous Adirondack Camp: "Kamp Kill Kare" owned by Ms. Mabel Brady Garvan.

Literature: For a photograph of the coat in situ see Great Camps of the Adirondacks, Harvey H. Kaiser, p. 179; for a similar coat see A Song for the Horse Nation, George P. Horse Capture, 2006.
Estimate $25,000-35,000

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Famous Adirondack Camp, Mable Brady Garvin, Kare, Harvey H. Kaiser