05-05-2017 05-05-2017
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May 5, 2017 10:00AMCalender

Northeast Beaded Cloth Bag

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


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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Deerfield, Warner