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Central Plains Beaded Hide Man's Shirt

Auction:
2879B
Lot:
134
Sold for:
$52,275$42,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2879B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 06, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Central Plains Beaded Hide Man's Shirt, c. 1870s, the soft hide open sided form profusely fringed and painted with blue, yellow, and red pigments, the front with pictorial drawing of a hand, a frontal view of a man's head, a pipe, and the name "Good Eagle," the front bottom fringe with red pigment, the back with a pipe, a man's head in profile, and a hand, the hide strips and bibs beaded with multicolored geometric designs on a white background, the animal leg drops are also beaded, three remaining hair lock decorations, (repairs at shoulders, bead loss, appears to have been worn for many years), lg. 38 in.
Estimate $30,000-40,000


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.

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