12-02-2017 12-02-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3043B Boston
December 2, 2017 10:00AMCalender
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Northeast Beaded Bag

 
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3043B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 02, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Northeast Beaded Bag, Wabanaki type, possibly Maliseet or Mi'kmag, c. 1870, multicolored floral designs, includes an original note about a "Measuring Party," 6 x 5 in.

Exhibitions: Made of Thunder, Made of Glass, American Indian Beadwork of the Northeast was shown at the Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor, Maine, 2006, Memorial Hall Museum, Deerfield, Massachusetts, 2007, Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, Warner, New Hampshire, 2008, and The Institute of American Indian Studies, Washington, Connecticut, 2009. Made of Thunder, Made of Glass II, Continuing Traditions in Northeastern Indian Beadwork was exhibited at Memorial Hall Museum, Deerfield, Massachusetts, 2015, and Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University, 2016.

Literature: Made of Thunder, Made of Glass, American Indian Beadwork of the Northeast exhibition catalog, 2006, p. 14.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Deerfield, Warner, Arts, Beadwork, Castellani Art Museum, Deerfield, Massachusetts, Handicrafts, Visual arts