11-09-2019 11-09-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3316B Boston
November 9, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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Plains Beaded Hide Tobacco Bag

$984$800
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3316B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 09, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

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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