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Plains Indian Beaded Hide Doll

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
293
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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

Description:

Plains Indian Beaded Hide Doll, c. 1900, Lakota, yellow painted hide dress with fringes and finely detailed beadwork on dress, and high-top moccasins, with fabric underdress and cotton hair, ht. 13 3/4 in.

Provenance: Private collection, New York City, purchased in the 1970s.
Estimate $1,500-2,000


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

New York City, Americas, Beadwork, Indigenous peoples of the Americas, Moccasin, Plains Indians, Shoes, Visual arts

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