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Plains Blue Trade Cloth and Dentalium Shell Woman's Dress

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2893BLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 06, 2016 10:00AM


Plains Blue Trade Cloth and Dentalium Shell Woman's Dress, c. last quarter 19th century, the yoke with rows of dentalium shells separated by lanes of bugle beads, the hem with dentalium shell rondels and fine glass bead detail, lg. 56 in.

Provenance: The Van Kirke and Helen Nelson collection.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

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Helen Nelson