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Two Northern Plains Beaded Hide Paint Bags

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
246
Sold for:
$738$600

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

Description:

Two Northern Plains Beaded Hide Paint Bags, Sioux, c. 1890s, the smaller with simple beaded designs on both sides with beaded handle and traces of red-ochre inside bag, the other with same beaded design on each side, quill-wrapped danglers and red pigment inside bag, lg. 4 and 6 1/2 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Long Island, New York; Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

Santa Fe, Ochre

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