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Ute Beaded Hide Pipe Bag

Auction:
2893B
Lot:
98
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

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

Description:

Ute Beaded Hide Pipe Bag, c. last quarter 19th century, front and back with bold multicolored geometric designs, three brass buttons secure the flap, the roll-beaded drops are beaded over red trade cloth, red ochre pigment on the fringe, lg. including fringe 23, wd. 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $8,000-12,000


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.

Keywords

Bags, Bead, Beadwork, Button, Indigenous textile art of the Americas, Ochre, Pipe bag, Pipe smoking, Ute people

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