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Blackfeet Buffalo Hide Parfleche Envelope

Auction:
2893B
Lot:
133
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2893B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 06, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Blackfeet Buffalo Hide Parfleche Envelope, c. last quarter 19th century, the front and sides with geometric designs done in green, blue, yellow, and red, old tag reads "parfleche Piegan," 20 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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, Blackfoot Confederacy, Envelope detector, Parfleche, Plains hide painting, Plains tribes

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