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February 6, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Central Plains Beaded Hide Man's Shirt

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2879BLocation: BostonDate / Time: February 06, 2016 10:00AM


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

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