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Southern Plains Beaded Whetstone Case

Auction:
2237
Lot:
86
Sold for:
$2,938$2,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2237
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 22, 2004 10:00AM

Description:

Southern Plains Beaded Whetstone Case, Kiowa, c. third quarter 19th century, the commercial leather capped form beaded overall with white and dark blue geometric elements on a wine red ground, remnant tin cone danglers, two large faceted clear beads on the hide strap, ht. 4 1/4 in.

Provenance: Charles Edward Mendenhall (1849-1937).
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Charles Edward Mendenhall, Bead, Beadwork, Comanche Campaign, Kiowa, Native American tribes, Plains tribes

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