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Huron Quilled Hide Pouch

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2983BLocation: BostonDate / Time: February 10, 2017 10:00AM


Huron Quilled Hide Pouch, c. last quarter 18th century, the front dyed black and with a wide band of porcupine quillwork done in multicolored geometric designs, the central section and flap done in curvilinear and floral designs using multicolored moose hair embroidery, a border of metal cones with tufts of deer hair along the lower edge, lg. 9 1/4 in.

Provenance: Sotheby's, November 15, 1985, Lot 228A.

Liturature: Art of the American Frontier, The Chandler-Pohrt Collection, p. 68.
Estimate $15,000-20,000

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