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Cheyenne Beaded Hide Bag

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
145
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Bag, fourth quarter 19th century, possibly made from a legging, beaded on both sides with a classic bar design, fringed top and bottom, lg. 11 1/4 in.

Provenance: Deaccessioned from the Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society, Easton, Pennsylvania. Inscribed at top "Cheyenne Indians 1896 A103 v.1."
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

Algonquian peoples, Cheyenne, Comanche Campaign, Easton, Pennsylvania, Geography of Pennsylvania, Great Sioux War, Native American tribes in Nebraska, Plains tribes, United States, Western United States

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