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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3185B Boston
December 1, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Northern Plains Beaded Hide Pipe Bag

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


Northern Plains Beaded Hide Pipe Bag, Cree, c. 1880s, the tab-top form with beaded panels on both sides decorated with multicolored floral designs on a white ground, long fringe, lg. 29 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Oyster Bay, New York.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

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Bags, Cree, Cree language, First Nations, First Nations in Alberta, Indigenous peoples in Canada, Indigenous peoples of the Americas, Indigenous textile art of the Americas, Pipe bag, Pipe smoking, Plains tribes