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Seneca Beaded Hide and Cloth Bag

Auction:
3005B
Lot:
183
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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

Description:

Seneca Beaded Hide and Cloth Bag, c. 1800, beaded with elaborate designs on both sides using various size white glass beads, with silk edge binding and inlays, green silk lining and traces of red silk strap, 6 1/4 x 7 in.

Literature: A Cherished Curiosity; The Souvenir Beaded Bag in Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Art 2012, p. 48.
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 $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

Deerfield, Warner, Bead, Beadwork, First Nations, First Nations in Ontario, Handicrafts, Indigenous peoples of the Americas, Indigenous peoples of the Northeastern Woodlands, Iroquois, Seneca people, Silk, Ute people, Visual arts

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