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Southern Plains Beaded Leather Pouch

Auction:
2132
Lot:
149
Sold for:
$10,575$9,000

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

Description:

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

Keywords

Valerie Diker, Arts and crafts, Bead, Beadwork, Fringe, Kiowa, Native American art