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Plains Beaded Commercial Leather Dispatch Bag

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
251
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Plains Beaded Commercial Leather Dispatch Bag, Arapaho, c. 1880s, decorated on the front and sides with multicolored abstract geometric devices, the back with one panel of beadwork at the bottom, the flap and back decorated with a stitched design, silver button on the flap, lg. 12, wd. 6 1/4 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Oyster Bay, New York.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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

Arapaho, Beadwork, Comanche Campaign, Great Sioux War, Indigenous languages of the Americas, Indigenous peoples of the Americas, Plains tribes, Western United States

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