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Northeast Beaded Cloth Bag

Auction:
3043B
Lot:
233
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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

Description:

Northeast Beaded Cloth Bag, Seneca type, c. 1830s, with geometric and heart designs done in small glass beads, edged in white pony beads, 6 1/4 x 7 1/4 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.

Literature: A Cherished Curiosity: The Souvenir Beaded Bag in Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Art, 2012, p. 74; Made of Thunder, Made of Glass, American Indian Beadwork of the Northeast exhibition catalog, 2006, p. 21.
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 Northeastern Woodlands, Iroquois, Seneca people, Ute people, Visual arts, Visual arts by indigenous peoples of the Americas

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