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Chippewa Loom-beaded Cloth Bandolier Bag

Auction:
2862B
Lot:
210
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2862B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Chippewa Loom-beaded Cloth Bandolier Bag, c. 1870s, beaded with multicolored abstract geometric designs on a pumpkin-color background, beaded tabs with wool tassels from the bottom strap, the bag of blue trade cloth with remnant silk endings, (bead loss, damage to the cloth), lg. 38, wd. 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Deteriorated silk edging, some bead loss. See photos.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Bags, Bandolier, Beadwork, Loom, Medicine bag, Textile

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