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Comanche Beaded Hide Moccasins

Auction:
2964B
Lot:
77
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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

Description:

Comanche Beaded Hide Moccasins, c. 1870, with green and yellow pigments, long heel fringe, and a row of tin cones off the vamps, detailed with multicolored beadwork, (older repairs), lg. excluding fringe 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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

Beadwork, Biological pigment, Comanche, Cone cell, Moccasin, Pigment, Plains tribes, Texas–Indian Wars, Vamps, Vision, Visual arts

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