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Cheyenne/Arapaho Beaded Awl Case

Auction:
2964B
Lot:
107
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2964B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Cheyenne/Arapaho Beaded Awl Case, c. 1870s, the commercial leather case and hide suspensions beaded in a striped design using multicolored seed beads, full lg. 18 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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

Algonquian peoples, Arapaho, Bead, Beadwork, Cheyenne, Great Sioux War, Indigenous peoples of the Americas, Native American tribes in Nebraska, Plains tribes, Seed bead, United States, Western United States

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