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Cheyenne Pictographic Model Tipi

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2983B
Lot:
64
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2983B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 10, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Cheyenne Pictographic Model Tipi, c. last quarter 19th century, showing various warriors engaging in combat, traces of polychrome pigments, quill and tin cone adornments hang from the top, mounted in a Plexiglas frame, (some damage), 49 x 30, frame size 54 x 36 1/2 in.

Provenance: Economos Gallery, New York, 1985.
Estimate $6,000-8,000


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Keywords

Cheyenne Pictographic, Cheyenne, Comanche Campaign, Great Sioux War, Humanities, Indigenous architecture, Plains tribes, Rotorcraft, Tents, Tipi

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