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February 6, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Crow Beaded Buffalo Hide Rifle Scabbard

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


Crow Beaded Buffalo Hide Rifle Scabbard, c. 1870s, with long thick fringe at the mouth and barrel end with red and black trade cloth insets, beaded with classic Crow designs in multicolored seed beads, edged in white pony beads, some restoration to the trade cloth on the barrel end, (minor bead loss),lg. 52 in.

Provenance: John S. MacKay collection.
Estimate $15,000-20,000

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