01-11-2003 01-11-2003
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2132 Boston
January 11, 2003 10:00AMCalender

Southern Plains Beaded Leather Pouch

Auction: Sale #2132 - 2132 Location: Boston Date / Time: January 11, 2003 10:00AM


Southern Plains Beaded Leather Pouch, Kiowa (?), fourth quarter 19th century, the large commercial leather trapezoidal form beaded on the front with geometric devices using white, dark blue, and greasy blue seed beads on a burgundy ground, the flap and bottom decorated with commercial beaded trim and yellow stained twisted commercial cord, (minor bead loss), lg. with fringe 15 in.

Literature: Native Paths: American Indian Art from the Collection of Charles and Valerie Diker, 1998, p. 68.
Estimate $2,500-3,500


Valerie Diker