05-05-2017 05-05-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3005B Boston
May 5, 2017 10:00AMCalender
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Northeast Beaded Cloth Bag

$1,046$850
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3005B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 05, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Northeast Beaded Cloth Bag, c. 1860, Wabanaki type, Maliseet, or Mi'kmaq type floral designs on red wool trade cloth, with black seam edge binding, satin lining and silk cord strap, 6 3/4 x 6 in.

Literature: Made of Thunder, Made of Glass, American Indian Beadwork of the Northeast, exhibition catalog, p. 28.

Exhibitions: Made of Thunder, Made of Glass: Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor, Maine, 2006, Memorial Hall Museum, Deerfield, Massachusetts, 2007, Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, Warner, New Hampshire, 2008, The Institute of American Indian Studies, Washington, Connecticut, 2009.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Deerfield, Warner, Aboriginal peoples in Canada, Algonquian peoples, Beadwork, First Nations, First Nations in Atlantic Canada, First Nations in Quebec, Indigenous peoples of the Americas, Indigenous peoples of the Northeastern Woodlands, Maliseet, Mi'kmaq language, Wabanaki, Wabanaki Confederacy