11-09-2019 11-09-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3316B Boston
November 9, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Plains Beaded Hide Tobacco Bag

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3316B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 09, 2019 10:00AM


Plains Beaded Hide Tobacco Bag, Lakota, western Sioux, c. 1880s, native tanned hide, roll beaded top with descending three row beaded edgework, the lower panel with geometric devices topped with a coup feather, teepee and cross devices, bead colors include faceted metallic, dark blue, white heart red, apple green, and cobalt blue on a white ground, the lowest panel of aniline-dyed quillwork with fringe, (stiffness to leather), lg. without fringe 21 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Long Island, New York; Skinner, March 14, 1992, Lot 189.
Estimate $1,800-2,600

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