Rare Early Beaded Bag
- Sold for:
- American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3099B
- Date / Time :
- May 05, 2018 10:00AM
Rare Early Beaded Bag, Iroquois, Seneca, first quarter 19th century, Haudenosaunee drawstring beaded bag of black wool broadcloth, decorated with all white glass beads, silk ribbon edge binding and strap and a fine linen lining, 7 x 6 1/2 in.
Literature: A Cherished Curiosity: The Souvenir Beaded Bag in Haudenosaunee Art, 2012, p. 51; Made of Thunder, Made of Glass, American Indian Beadwork of the Northeast catalog, 2006, interior front and back covers.
Exhibitions: Made of Thunder, Made of Glass, American Indian Beadwork of the Northeast, traveling exhibit, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Connecticut, 2006-2009; Made of Thunder, Made of Glass II, Continuing Traditions of Northeastern Indian Beadwork.
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