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Kiowa Beaded Hide

Auction:
2636B
Lot:
77
Sold for:
$57,000$47,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2636B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 11, 2013 12:00PM

Description:

Kiowa Beaded Hide, c. last quarter 19th century, with canvas liner, the soft hide cradle beaded with classic Kiowa geometric and abstract floral designs on three different background colors, with a miniature strike-a-lite pouch hanging from one side and umbilical fetish from the other, mounted on wood slat frame with incised symbolic designs and traces of red, blue, and yellow pigments, includes an otter hide drop with six beaded bear paws and two tie-on beaded strips (added by Joseph Rivera, minor bead loss), lg. of slats 24 1/2 in.

Provenance: The Estate of Joseph J. Rivera.
Estimate $30,000-40,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Joseph Rivera, Joseph J. Rivera, Beadwork, Comanche Campaign, Kiowa people, Plains tribes

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