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Southern Plains Beaded Leather Mirror Bag

Auction:
2319
Lot:
145
Sold for:
$9,400$8,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2319
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 13, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Southern Plains Beaded Leather Mirror Bag, Kiowa, c. third quarter 19th century, commercial leather with curved sides, hide fringe from the flap, commercial leather fringe from the bottom, beaded on both sides in dark blue, "Kiowa" blue, white, and "Kiowa" wine red geometric devices, (some bead loss), lg. including fringe 15 1/2 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Keywords

red geometric devices, Beadwork, Comanche Campaign, Kiowa, Leather, Native American tribes, Plains tribes

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