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Rare Southern Plains Pony Beaded Hide Paint Bag

Auction:
2319
Lot:
149
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2319
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 13, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Rare Southern Plains Pony Beaded Hide Paint Bag, Kiowa or Comanche, c. mid-19th century, the rectangular form with tin cone danglers from the flap and bottom, with white geometric pattern on a "Kiowa" red background, (minor bead loss), lg. with tin cones 5 1/2 in.

Literature: Eye of the Angel, selections from the Derby Collection, 1990, p. 52.
Estimate $9,000-12,000

Keywords

Beadwork, Comanche, Comanche Campaign, Kiowa, Native American tribes, Plains tribes

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