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Southern Cheyenne Beaded Hide Child's Dress

Auction:
2983B
Lot:
44
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2983B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 10, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Southern Cheyenne Beaded Hide Child's Dress, c. last quarter 19th century, the yoke with yellow pigment and decorated with beaded strips, cowrie shells, and with a row of brass hawk bells on lower half, lg. 30, wd. at shoulder 28 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Overall excellent condition. Stitching has come undone in one area.


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

Cheyenne, Cheyenne people, Great Sioux War, Plains tribes, Western United States

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