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Rare Southern Plains Beaded Leather Holster

Auction:
2319
Lot:
153
Sold for:
$9,988$8,500

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

Description:

Rare Southern Plains Beaded Leather Holster, Kiowa, c. early 20th century, the commercial leather form with two beaded hide tabs from the bottom, the front beaded with multicolored geometric and a single thunderbird device on a medium blue background, tin cones hang from tab bottoms, (minor bead loss), lg. including tabs 14 1/2 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

thunderbird device, Bead, Beadwork, Kiowa, Plains tribes

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