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Beaded Bag

Auction:
2964B
Lot:
190
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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

Description:

Beaded Bag, Iroquois, Seneca type, c. 1800-30, early drawstring reticle with a central sun with equal-armed motif on one side and an abstract four-directional design on the other, beaded on black velvet with silk ribbon edge binding and checkered cotton lining, includes stand, 7 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 2 in.

Literature: A Cherished Curiosity; The Beaded Bag in Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Art, 2012, p. 57; Made of Thunder exhibition catalog, 2006, p. 3.

Exhibitions: Made of Thunder, Made of Glass II: Memorial Hall Museum, Deerfield, Massachusetts, 2015, Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University, 2016.
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

Deerfield, Castellani Art Museum, First Nations, First Nations in Ontario, Indigenous peoples of the Americas, Indigenous peoples of the Northeastern Woodlands, Iroquois, Seneca people

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