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Beaded Cloth Bag, Possibly Seneca or Tuscarora

Auction:
2862B
Lot:
219
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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

Description:

Beaded Cloth Bag, Possibly Seneca or Tuscarora, c. 1830, beaded on both sides with multicolored lattice designs, silk edging, 8 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.

Exhibitions: Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor, Maine, 2006; Memorial Hall Museum, Deerfield, Massachusetts, 2007; Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, Warner, New Hampshire, 2008; The Institute for American Indian Studies, Washington, Connecticut, 2009.

Notes: This bag was also featured in the Made of Thunder, Made of Glass exhibition catalog, fig. 2; and p. 4 in the book A Cherished Curiosity: The Souvenir Beaded Bag in Historic Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Art, figures 3.19 and 3.30, pp. 61 and 62.
Estimate $800-1,200


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

Deerfield, Warner, Beadwork, First Nations in Ontario, Indigenous peoples of the Northeastern Woodlands, Iroquois, Seneca people, Tuscarora language, Tuscarora people

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