12-02-2017 12-02-2017
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December 2, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

Northeast Beaded Cloth Bag

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


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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Deerfield, Warner