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Pair of Plains Quillwork Leg Cuffs

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
284
Sold for:
$369$300

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

Description:

Pair of Plains Quillwork Leg Cuffs, fourth quarter 19th century, backed by red trade cloth, with leather strips top and bottom, decorated with brass tack-work, with shell and colored feathers attached, 8 1/2 x 10 in. each.

Provenance: Purchased at Sotheby's Parke Bernet, New York, sometime in the 1980s, Lot 255; private collection, New York City.
Estimate $600-900


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, Parke Bernet, Arts, Cuff, Feather, Indigenous textile art of the Americas, Mayfair, Quillwork, Upper East Side, Visual arts

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