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Southern Plains Beaded Leather Strike-a-Lite and Awl Case

Auction:
2319
Lot:
150
Sold for:
$16,450$14,000

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

Description:

Southern Plains Beaded Leather Strike-a-Lite and Awl Case, Kiowa, c. third quarter 19th century, both of commercial leather with classic Kiowa geometric devices on a "Kiowa red" background, the hourglass-shaped pouch with tin cone danglers from the flap and bottom, both have twisted fringe with German silver crescent moon attachments and remnant shell hairpipes on the straps, lg. of awl case without fringe 6 1/4 in.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

Keywords

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

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