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Plains Beaded Hide and Cloth Pictorial Vest

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
261
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

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

Description:

Plains Beaded Hide and Cloth Pictorial Vest, Sioux, fourth quarter 19th century, cloth-lined and fully beaded on both sides with four abstract emblems and the word "scout" on the front, and two dismounted equestrian warriors each holding an American flag, with two stylized eagles on the back, dia. 20 x 16 1/2 in.
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

Eagle, Indigenous peoples of the Americas, Midwestern United States, Native American tribes in Nebraska, Plains tribes, Sioux, United States

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