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

Auction:
2408
Lot:
233
Sold for:
$9,480$8,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2408
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 10, 2008 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 $8,000-12,000

Keywords

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

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