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Cree Beaded Cloth Leggings and Beaded Garters

Auction:
3043B
Lot:
124
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3043B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 02, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Cree Beaded Cloth Leggings and Beaded Garters, Canada, c. 1830, the leggings are made from Hudson Bay blanket material, edged with blue silk and beaded with multicolored pony and seed beads; the garter construction is unique, with the beads strung on sinew, red wool tassels, lg. 23 in.

Provenance: John Painter collection.

Literature: Illustrated in A Window on the Past, by John Painter, Cincinnati Art Museum, plate 43.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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

John Painter, American fashion, Bead, Beadwork, Clothing, Culture, Fashion, Leggings, Seed bead, Sports clothing, Visual arts

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