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Crow Tobacco Bag

Auction:
3099B
Lot:
285
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3099B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Crow Tobacco Bag, c. 1870s, native-tanned buffalo hide, an early example of the Wind River Crow abstract floral motif design elements, restrained beading does not use white line beads to connect the elements as seen in later pieces from this design tradition, lg. 17 1/2 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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Keywords

Bead, Beadwork, Crow, Crow Nation, Great Sioux War, Plains tribes, Visual arts

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