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Plains Beaded and Quilled Hide Pipe Bag

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
236
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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

Description:

Plains Beaded and Quilled Hide Pipe Bag, Lakota, fourth quarter 19th century, beaded on both sides with multicolored geometric designs on a white background, quill-wrapped rawhide slats and fringe from the bottom, lg. 30 in.

Provenance: Private collection, New York City.
Estimate $1,800-2,600


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

New York City, Bags, Bead, Human behavior, Indigenous textile art of the Americas, Pipe bag, Pipe smoking, Plains tribes, Stem, Visual arts

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